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Dhorpatan floods: 21 bodies retrieved, 17 still missing

10 September 2020  

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BAGLUNG: The number of deaths from the landslides and floods in Dhorpatan municipality has reached 21 in Baglung district.

As many as 17 people are still missing in the landslides that occurred after swollen Bhujiya rivulet entered the human settlements in wards 7, 8 and 9 of the municipality on September 2.

Two bodies of a man and a woman were retrieved in Badigad rural municipality-6, Badigad rivulet on Wednesday, informed Police Inspector Prakash Singh Bhandari of Area Police Office, Burtibang.

The identities of the bodies are yet to be established. They have been kept the primary health center in Burtibang, said Bhandari.

Similarly, the bodies of two women had been recovered on Tuesday in Badigad rivulet.

The bodies of 25-year-old Kumari BK and Chani BK, 25, were found in wards 6 and 7 of Badigad rural municipality, said Bhandari.

As many 19 bodies of the flood victims have been handed over to their respective kin after identification.

The swollen Bhujiya rivulet had washed away 80 houses in Dhorpatan.

Publish Date : 10 September 2020 11:44 AM

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