Barekot landslide survivors demand to be relocated permanently
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Birendranagar, July 31 -- On the night of July 10, a landslide buried two houses at Sarkigaun in Barekot Rural Municipality-4, killing all 12 members of the two households while asleep. Since then, Barekot residents haven't had a peaceful night for themselves, said Lale Sarki, a neighbour of the two families killed in the landslide.
Sarki's house is located between the two houses that were buried.
"When I learned of the landslide, I moved my family to a safe location overnight," Sarki said. "We survived but since then, we haven't had a peaceful night."
Residents of Barekot ward numbers 4, 5 and 6 who are at risk of landslides are currently taking shelter in nearby schools and playgrounds in makeshift tents. According to Sarki, the loca...
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