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22 Jun 2020 | 05:14 PM UTC

Nepal: Two people killed during landslide in Palpa district on June 22

Nepal News Alert

At least two people die during landslide in Tansen municipality (Palpa district) on June 22; maintain awareness in landslide-prone areas

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/22/2020, 12:00 AM until 6/27/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kathmandu). COUNTRY/REGION Palpa District

Event

At least two people have died after being caught in a landslide in Sammobari, Tansen municipality (Palpa district) on Monday, June 22. The landslide reportedly pushed a tanker and a mini-truck off-road, burying them almost completely. A rescue operation is currently underway in the area; further news is awaited.

Further disruptions to travel and infrastructure are to be anticipated in the coming days as a result of the adverse weather forecasted.

Advice

Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor local weather reports, anticipate transportation disruptions, avoid landslide-prone areas, confirm road conditions before setting out, and adhere to local authorities' instructions.

 

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