At least 10 dead in separate landslides in ParbatLandslides in several places of Kushma Municipality and Modi Rural Municipality have claimed the lives of six adults and four children with one elderly missing.
Separate landslides in Parbat district that occurred on Friday morning have claimed the lives of 10 people leaving one missing.
According to the Gandaki Province Police Office, five people of the same family in Durlung of Kushma Municipality were killed after their house was buried by a landslide.
A 38-year-old woman and her six-year-old son died in another landslide that occurred in Silmi of the municipality. The deceased were staying as guests at the house of one Mani Lal Poudel when the landslide buried the house this morning.
Another landslide that occurred at around 9am at Pakuwa Talche in the municipality took the lives of a 40-year-old woman and her three-year-old son while another 70-year-old woman has been missing following the natural disaster.
In Modi Rural Municipality of the district, a 50-year-old died after being buried by a landslide.
Electricity connection has been cut off in the district since Thursday which has affected communications to and from the district.