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Dadeldhura: A person died in a landslide that occurred in the district on Saturday.

Nabaraj Paneru (56) from Bunga of Parshuram Municipality-3 was hit by a stone hurled during a landslide.

Paneru, a local teacher, died on the spot, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police, Dipak Karki.

Paneru was hit by a stone at Bhatgada of Parshuram-1 while he was returning after cleaning the source of drinking water. 

Similarly, continuous rainfall for three days has triggered landslides at several places along the Bhimdatta Highway.

The Seti Highway was also blocked due to landslips at several places. However, the debris has been cleared to open a one-way route. The Budar-Jogbudha road blocked since Saturday is yet to resume. 

Landslips deposited on the road near Sunkhola stream could not be removed due to continuous rains, according to Parshuram municipality mayor Bharat Joshi.