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Three of a single family killed as landslide buries house in Salyan

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SALYAN — Three children of a same family, aged between 4 to 8 have been killed after a landslide buried their house due to heavy rainfall in the district on Sunday night.

The deceased have been identified as Lalita Dangi,10, Lalit Dangi,7, and Menaka Dangi,4, the children of Balram Dangi. They were died after since the Dangi’s house in Okhreni Mulkhola of ward no. 12 in Bagchaur municipality was swept away by a mudslide, police said.

The children were in the kitchen as their parents were milking buffaloes in the nearby cowshed when the incident took place. The parents were also injured and are undergoing treatment at Salyan district hospital.

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The rainfall induced landslide fell in their home at Bagh Chaur municipality-12 at around 6:40 PM yesterday, according to the District Police Office.

The area is still experiencing landslips hence rescue work has been difficult.

Meanwhile, a police team from the Simkholi police post and Area Police Office, Tharmare has left for the incident site, according to DSP at the DPO.

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176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border

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KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.

On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.

The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.

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Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.

The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.

The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.

Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.

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