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41 bridges swept away by floods, physical damage exceeds 100 million


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2024 Jul 09, 13:00,
The condition of Chame Bazaar is due to the rise in the water level of the Marsyangdi River flowing through Chame Bazaar, the headquarters of Manang. Photo: Naveen Lamichhane / RSS

41 bridges swept away by floods, physical damage exceeds 100 million

Kathmandu, July 9: Seventy-eight people have lost their lives so far in disaster incidents as floods and landslides triggered by continuous rain in various parts of the country while the physical loss is more than Rs 100 million due to this.

Similarly, 90 people have been injured and five have gone missing so far due to the flooding and landslides that occurred in various parts of the country from June 10 till the morning today, according to the Police Headquarters.

Three hundred and eighty-one cattle heads have died, 98 cowsheds destroyed and 595 houses displaced due to the incidents. Five thousand and forty-one police personnel have been mobilized for disaster management during this period, the Police said.

Floods and landslides have damaged one school and two government office buildings. Forty-one bridges have been swept away. Likewise, 161 houses have been submerged and 116 ropanis of land has been buried by debris.

The Police Headquarters stated that 1,028 disaster-related incidents have occurred due to the incessant rains, resulting in losses equivalent to Rs 101 million 885 thousand and 700.

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