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At the least 9 lifeless, together with a complete household, after landslides hit Nepal villages


Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall on June 29 killed at the least 9 folks together with a complete household whereas they have been sleeping in Nepal’s mountainous districts, officers mentioned.

The landslides buried homes in three separate areas within the nation’s mountainous area, about 250 kilometers (156 miles) west of the capital, Kathmandu, in keeping with Nepal’s National Disaster Rescue and Reduction Management Authority.

Five members of the identical household have been killed when their home was swallowed by a landslide whereas they have been asleep at Malika village in Gulmi district. The victims included a pair, their daughter-in-law and two grandchildren together with an 8-month-old woman.

Two extra folks have been killed in neighboring Baglung district and one other two in Syangja districts, officers mentioned.

The monsoon season that brings heavy rainfall in Nepal started earlier this month. It usually triggers landslides within the mountainous areas that cowl most a part of this Himalayan nation, inflicting deaths and harm till September.

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