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Nepal: Seven killed, 19 injured in landslide

A landslide hit a village in western Nepal on Saturday, killing seven people, injuring 19 others and damaging buildings.



Kathmandu: A landslide hit a village in
western Nepal on Saturday, killing seven people, injuring 19 others
and damaging buildings.

The landslide hit Mijhing village of Rolpa district this
morning and destroyed eight houses and as many shops, and
caused losses worth over Rs 50 million.

Among the seven killed were two elderly persons and a
five-year-old girl, police said.

The 19 others, who were injured, were being treated in a
hospital.

A rescue team comprising Nepal Army personnel, policemen
and local volunteers were rushed to the site for rescue
operations.

PTI

From Zee News

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