Nepal Avalanche: An avalanche occurred in Darchula district of western Nepal on Tuesday afternoon. During this, 8 people are feared to be buried under the snow. Armed police force team along with police have reached the spot. Relief-rescue work has been started. District Deputy Superintendent of Police Shailendra Thapa told ANI that some people had gone to collect Yarsagumba (caterpillar fungus). Search operation has been started in search of missing people. But still no success.
The incident took place at Bolin of Vyas Rural Municipality-1 at around 2.45 pm on Tuesday afternoon. The Yarsagumba gathering people were staying in a tent. But the tent is destroyed in an avalanche. The identity of the victims is yet to be ascertained.
At least 8 people suspected to be buried in an avalanche at Darchula district of far-west Nepal, confirms the Police. Team of Armed Police Force along with Police deployed on the site.
“At least 8 people- the Yarsagumba collectors are suspected to be missing,” Deputy…– Advertisement –
— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2023
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