Three of a family die as Jumla power house caves in

SURKHET: Three persons of a family died when the power house of the Bhitri Khola Hydropower Project at Acharyalihi in Hima Rural Municipality-1 of Jumla caved in on Friday.

The power house collapsed after the water level in the power house of the project crossed the danger mark at around 2 am today.

The deceased have been identified as Bimala Raut (30), wife of security guard Gorakh Bahadur Raut, his nine-year-old son Bharat and eight-year-old son Surya Raut.

According to Inspector Bhuwan Bhatta, Information Officer at the District Police Office, Jumla, the incident occurred when the water brought to the power house from the canal entered the house.

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