DHADING— Two persons missing in a cave since January 27 following a landslide at Hindung of Ruby Valley Rural Municipality-4 in Dhading district were found dead on Thursday evening.
Locals Norbu Tamang, 45, and Dhan Bahadur Tamang, 18, were found trapped in the debris, police confirmed.
The two had reportedly taken shelter under the cave after the heavy snowfall while herding their cattle but witnessed such a tragic moment as the huge stones fell down the hill, Deputy Superintendent of Armed Police Force, Nepal Darshan Giri said.
Inspector of the Armed Police Force, Nepal Laxman Bahadur Basnet-led team recovered the dead bodies five days after the incident. A large number of police personnel were deployed for the rescue operations.
Likewise, all cattle except four out of 260 cattle were also killed after being buried in the same landslide, the rescue team shared.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.