Flash Floods Kill Nine in Nepal

14 Aug 2013 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KATHMANDU, Nepal
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Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have killed at least nine people and left six injured in various parts of Nepal over the past two days, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the agency charged with disaster management in Nepal.This week’s deaths bring the number of people killed in water-related disasters in the country during this monsoon season (which started in mid-June) to more than 100. A total of 55 people have gone missing in the past two months, authorities said.The August 12 flash flood occurred in the Ramechhap district, 200 kilometers from Kathmandu, on the Khimti River...

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