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Around 200,000 locals affected due to water supply disruption in Kathmandu

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KATHMANDU — Water supply to various parts of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-14 Balkhu has been disrupted after distribution pipes were damaged.

Locals at Balkhu, Kuleshwar, Kalimati, Bhimsensthan, Kalanki and Baphal were facing hardship not getting drinking water for few days.

The water supply pipes were damaged and cut off in the area in course of expanding the road section last week.

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Around 200,000 locals were directly affected due to supply disruption. Metropolitan Police Range Balkhu chief Arun Chaudhary, police, Water Supply Corporation among other locals was making coordination to solve the problem.

However, local Kumari Club chair Mohan Basnet has urged the government to address the problems soon.

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Woman killed in Bajura house collapse

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BAJURA — A woman was killed after a house collapse in Budhiganga Municipality-1 of Bajura district on Friday night.

The house belonging to Nande Pari collapsed due to incessant rain at Makka has last night killing 45-year-old Kala Pari, according to Bajura District Police Office.

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Three other houses have also collapsed at Saudwada of the same ward due to the incessant rain. However, no human casualties have been reported, police said.

Likewise, the torrential rain have damaged several houses and posed the risk of landslides to others, informed police.

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