Flood and Landslide displace 13 families in Bajura

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Thirteen families of Bajura district have been displaced due to flood and landslides.

According to the District Police Office, Bajura, 13 families of Himali and Gaumul rural municipalities have been displaced due to flood and landslide occurred on Friday as well as dozens of houses are at risk due to this.

The house of Diplal Budha of Himali rural municipality-3, Yuna, was completely damaged due to landslide occurred on Friday morning, said Police Inspector Ranindra Singh Kathayat.

Similarly, 10 houses of the same ward are at risk due to landslides. A health post located at Yuna is also at the risk.

Likewise, 12 families have been displaced at Gaumul rural municipality-3 due to landslide occurred following the incessant rainfall.

Vice-Chairperson of Gaumul rural municipality, Sita Thapa, shared that five families of Behari and seven of Dhalkanda have also been displaced. The entire settlement is at risk of landslides, she added.

More than 60 members of 12 families have been taking shelter at Thumthala Primary School. More than 2,000 families are still at the risk of landslides in the district.