Sindhupalchowk, August 14: A massive landslide occurred at Jugal rural municipality-2, Lidi this morning following incessant rainfalls has buried 13 houses and posed serious threat to other several families.
Jugal rural municipality vice-chair Srijana Tamang shared the landslide has completely damaged 13 houses and wounded 15 people.
There is no situation to go for the rescue operation in the site now, said Ash Bahadur Tamang, a local. All the family members of five houses buried in the landslide are out of communication so it can be ascertained their status, Tamang further shared.
Chief District Officer Umesh Kumar Dhakal informed the public that a squad of the Nepal Army and the Nepal Police has been mobilized in the landslide-hit area.
Bagmati State Minister for Social Development Yubaraj Dulal shared that a team of Nepal Communist Party leadership and the elected representatives now are flying to the incident site on a helicopter for rescue.