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Football baseball basketball soccer Hockey A landslide triggered by overnight rainfall has swept through three Nepalese villages, killing at least six people while 26 are reported missing and believed to be buried by debris

September 13, 2020, 8: 23 AM

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KATHMANDU, Nepal — A landslide triggered by overnight rainfall swept through threeNepalese villages Sunday, killing at least six people while 26 were reported missing and believed to be buried by debris, officials said.

Rescuers and villagers at Sindhupalchowk district, about 120 kilometers (75 miles) east of the capital, Kathmandu, managed to pull out the six bodies from underneath houses and were searching for the others, government administrator Baburam Khanal said.

Landslides are common in mountainousNepalduring the monsoon season that usually ends in September.

According to the Home Ministry, monsoon-related deaths this year have reached 351 with 85 missing.



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