5 houses swept away in landslide at Pakyong
A Massive Landslide occurred at about 8.30 today morning at Pachey Old RDD Complex at Pakyong in Sikkim. Five numbers of residential buildings collapsed/washed away by the slide. Pakyong Police team, Fire & Emergency Personnel, NDRF and team from Forest Department are at the location. Affected victims were evacuated to Pakyong PHC for Medical aid. Slide affected/injured victims are (1) Sujata Chhetri, 43 (2) Chandra Kala Subba, 80 (3) Shashi Kala Gurung, 52 (4) KB Gurung, 55 (5) Dil Kumari Rai, 35 and (5) Abhishek Rai, 13. In which, victim Chandra Kala Subba is in serious condition and forwarded to higher medical centre.
The names of house owner till time as reported are (1) KB Gurung (2) Bhakta Bahadur Gurung (3) CK Subba (4) Bishnu Bhakta Sharma and (5) Manish Agarwal