Three persons of a same family from Tamti village of Jumla district have been swept away by a flooded stream.
Those killed after being swept away by the flooded stream were Sandesh Rawat, 10, Jaisara Rawat, 35, and Birkhe Rawat, 60, from Tamti village of Tatopani Rural Municipality-7, according to District Police Office, Jumla.
Police Chief in district, DSP Dan Bahadur Thapa, informed that they were returning home after collecting medicinal herbs. The flooded Dune stream swept them away while crossing it on Thursday evening.
The information about the incident was received very late for lack of telephone contact. Tamti meadow from where the medicinal herbs are collected is some 40-km away from Jumla district headquarters.
Now, the police have returned after investigating into the incident in the presence of relatives and local representatives.
Two weeks back, a disabled woman from Patarasi Rural Municipality was swept away by the Chhumchaur stream at Chhumchaur in the district.
Source: National News Agency Nepal