Two dead in Nepal’s Kavre district flood

Kavre (Nepal) : At least two people have been reported dead and one missing in a flood triggered by incessant rainfall at Banepa town in Nepal’s Kavre district.

While the body of Mohan Bahadur Thapa, 52, has been recovered, Police Inspector Anil Ghimire informed that Jit Bahadur Sarki, 58, of Tukucha-8 is still missing, reports the Kathmandu Post.

The rain triggered flood at Punyamata and Chandeshwori River yesterday claimed the life of Ashish Kafle, 9, of Paanchkhaal.

The flood has waterlogged Pulbazar and Naya Tarkari Bazar in Banepa causing damage to shops and normal life in the area.

Though the Araniko Highway was obstructed due to the flood, it began operation after water levels receded. (ANI)