Landslides caused by rain in Nepal, 38 killed, 51 injured in floods

Landslides caused by rain in Nepal, 38 killed, 51 injured in floods

Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains across Nepal have left a minimum of 38 people dead, including seven children, and wounded over 50 others within the last 20 days, the house Ministry said on Saturday.

The ministry said 51 people sustained injuries and 24 people, including three children, have gone missing within the incidents of floods and landslides in several parts of the country.

Similarly, 1,250 people are evacuated from different parts of the country that were hit by the natural disaster, it said.

Five people were killed in Sindhupalchowk district, four killed in Doti district, three each in Gorkha and Rolpa, two each in Chitawan, Tanhun, Pyuthan and Rautahat, one each in Lalitpur, Khotang, Saptari, Kavre, Dhading, Sindhuli, Jumla, Arghakhachi, Dang, Palpa, Kaski, Kalikot, Panchthar, Bajhang and Bajur districts, the ministry said.

A total of 790 houses are inundated, 519 homes, 90 cowsheds and 19 bridges were destroyed thanks to the floods and landslides, it said.

The Nepal Army personnel, Nepal Police and Armed Police Forces are mobilised to hold out rescue operations. Over 5,100 people are displaced because of the natural calamity during this era .

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