An elderly man died after being buried in a landslide at Lho VDC-9 of north Gorkha on Wednesday.
Pasang Tsering Lama,70, died on the spot after being being crushed by a stone that stuck the landslide from over the slope.
His wife Kalten Lama was harmed. The Lama couple was allegedly returning home from Syala-Lho town when the occurrence occurred, nearby inhabitant Tsewang Lama said.
Kalten is experiencing treatment at the local heath clinic. According to the District Police Office, Gorkha Basant Rajaure, a team of police has already reached the site and further details are awaited.
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Advance booking open for Dashin
Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.
The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.
On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking. Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.Follow @gorkhapost