Landslide kills child in Kavre

A child was buried by a landslide along with a shop at Panchakhal municipality-4 in Kavrepalanchowk this morning.

The landslide triggered by the incessant rain hit the shop at 6:00 am today, killing four-year-old Dipesh Tamang, son of Tej Bahadur Tamang from Jaisithok of Mandandeupur municipality-11. The incident happened when the boy was alone in the shop.

Following the incident, security personnel had reached the site to search for the missing child with the help of locals.

It took complete four hours to retrieve his body at 11:00 am, said ward chair Sundar Lama.

The Tamang family who originally hail from Jaisithok was running a grocery shop at Dhobhan of Panchkhal municipality-4.

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