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Thirteen people missing in floods in Nepal

At least 13 persons, including 10 from the same family, have gone missing in floods and landslides in Nepal while hundreds of families have been displaced as rain continue to batter the country.



Kathmandu: At least 13 persons,
including 10 from the same family, have gone missing in floods
and landslides in Nepal while hundreds of families have been
displaced as rain continue to batter the country.

Lal Bahadur Rokaya of Laha-5 village and nine members
of his family have been missing since Monday after Karamgad
river, a tributary of Bheri, swept away their house while they
were sleeping, the police said.
The police said that there was a very slim chance of
rescuing them alive.

Other three houses of the village were also swept away
but the inhabitants managed to run away.

More than 2O families have also been displaced by the
flood.

Meanwhile, Three persons were reported missing in
Khotang and Jhapa district in eastern Nepal.
Police and army personnel have been mobilised for the
rescue operations.

More than 200 houses have been damaged by the floods
and landslides across the country, the police said.

Torrential rains occurring in various parts of the
country since past few days.

PTI

From Zee News

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