Six Succumbs to Landslide in Nepal

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Kathmandu: Landslides triggered by the torrential rains killed six people including a woman and two children in Nuwakot district of central Nepal, officials said on Friday. The mudslide also swept away six houses.

Five people were killed and six others injured in a landslide triggered by last night’s incessant rains at Gorsyang Village Development Committee, home ministry officials said.

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The identity of all the deceased persons has been ascertained and include two children aged 9 and 11, police said. Of the six injured, two persons are in critical condition and have been airlifted to capital Kathmandu for treatment. In another incident, an 80-year-old woman was killed at Samari village of Nuwakot district, 150 kilometres west of Kathmandu.

A police team has reached the site and five people were rescued alive. Scores of people die every year from flooding and landslides during the monsoon season in Nepal.

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