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Over 300 houses inundated in Kaski

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KASKI: More than 300 houses in Hemja of Pokhara Metropolitan City-25 in Kaski district have been inundated due to incessant rain since Friday night. A canal at Chaurashi in Suikhet of Hemja burst out and entered into human settlement leading to inundation of houses in Sundarichowk and Myagdichowk on Friday night, according to ward chairperson Motiraj Timalsina. Around 500 people have been displaced due to inundation and landslide. Additional 15 houses are at high risk of inundation, it was shared. No human casualty was reported in the incident since the affected locals were relocated to safer places, informed Timalsina. Landslide has rendered two houses inhabitable and caused harm to some livestock. Details of the damages are being collected, informed Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Sundar Tiwari at the Kaski District Police Office. Meanwhile, 11 houses at Shyalghari in Pokhara-16 are at high risk of landslide. Ward chairperson of the same ward, Amrit Sharma, informed that those at risk of landslide should be relocated to safety at the earliest. READ ALSO:
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