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Fourteen people killed by landslides, flood in Nepal

At least 14 people have died in landslides and flood triggered by incessant rain in central and western Nepal`s Dolakha and Jajarkot districts.



Kathmandu: At least 14 people have died
in landslides and flood triggered by incessant rain
in central and western Nepal`s Dolakha and Jajarkot districts.

Nine labourers working in Sipringkhola Hydropower project
in Dolakha district were swept away when the river changed its
course due to landslip, police said, adding two other labourers
have also gone missing.

Two others who were injured have been airlifted to
Kathmandu for treatment with the help of Nepal Army.

Five people have been swept away due to the flood that
occurred following heavy rain in western Nepal`s Jajarkot
district, police said.

In another incident, two school boys have gone missing
following landslip in Kaski district of western Nepal,
officials said.

PTI

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