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Syangja landslide update: Nine of a family die, one rescued alive



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By Arjun Kafle, Syangja, Sept 24: Ten persons have been killed due to landslides at Tamadi, Waling Municipality-14 and Kaligandaki Rural Municipality-4. A person has been rescued alive.

Nine persons, members of the same family, lost lives at Tamadi as landslides buried their house.

Rajendra Prasad Adhikari, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), said that 16-year-old Manisha Nepali was rescued alive and sent for treatment at Gandaki Medical College in Pokhara.

The dead have been identified as Umakala Nepali, 28, Maya Nepali, 48, Dipak Nepali, 30, Soni Nepali, 60, Bibas Nepali, 9, Binida Nepali, 19, Kuldip Nepali, 21, Bikram Nepali, 14, and a 6-month-old child.

Likewise, Bishnu Pariyar, 17, was killed after landslides buried his house at Gautamtol, Birgha in Kaligandaki Rural Municipality-4. Other members of the family are said to have been mildly injured.

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