Nepali dies in massive landslides in HP''s Kinnaur, apple orchards damaged

Kinnaur (HP), Apr 30 (PTI) A 40-year-old Nepali labourer died while several apple orchards were damaged in massive landslides in Himachal Pradesh''s Kinnaur district on Thursday, police said.

A permanent resident of Delakh village in Nepal''s Bardiya district, the victim Subash Bahadur was working as a caretaker for Pangi resident Sanam Guru''s orchard for about a decade.

Kinnaur Superintendent of Police Saju Ram Rana said the Nepal national was in the house located in the orchard when massive landslides hit Pangi village in Kalpa.

A number of labourers working in various orchards saved themselves as they ran helter-skelter on seeing boulders coming towards them from hilltops.

A number of apple orchards were damaged due to landslides.

Patwari Shamsher and the police visited the spot following the disaster. PTI CORR DJI HDA


Disclaimer: This story has not been edited by Outlook Staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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