| June 19, 2018

Avalanche overwhelms Langtang village, over 100 feared dead

DHUNCHE, April 26: More than 100 persons have been feared dead in the avalanche triggered by the deadly earthquake here on Saturday.

According to Chief District Officer, Uddhav Prasad Bhattarai, the avalanche has engulfed Langtang village.

Nepal Army has been rescuing some stranded tourists and villagers.
Nepal Army, Armed Police Force, and Nepal Police have been mobilized since early morning for the rescue.

The roadway is almost blocked. Ninety percent of the houses in the district are damaged, he added. RSS