KATHMANDU — The Nepal Army has rescued 21 local people trapped in a landslide hit village of Dhading district on Saturday and Sunday.
A Nepal Army helicopter was used to airlift seven of them, including children and three impaired persons on Sunday.
A NA helicopter sent from Kathmandu with the disaster rescue team and the team mobilized from Devidatt Battalion jointly rescued the people, said NA’s Directorate of Public Relation
Four among the rescued have been taken to Nepal Red Cross Society Dhading for treatment at Dhadingbesi and three others at safe place of Meledanda of Ri village.
Following incessant rainfall, landslides hit Cheprang, Ri-9 of the district on Thursday night, posing threat to the settlement.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.