Gulmi, Aug. 1: Four members of a family have died after their house was buried in a landslide. The incident took place on Friday night when the house of Raju Majhi in Tahatim in Ruruchetra rural municipality-5 was buried by the landslide.
Those killed in the incident are Raju's 30-year-old wife Bina, his 10-year-old son Hemant, seven-year-old son Sagar and 10-months-old daughter Binita, according to ward no 5 chairperson Hari Prasad Gyawali. A huge rock along with landslide triggered by heavy rainfall fell on the house, burying those inside it.
The bodies of all four have been retrieved. Meanwhile, police team from the Area Police Office Ridi has left for the incident site.
According to Gyawali, the head of the household Raju is presently abroad on a foreign employment.