Tuesday Dec 5, 2023
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Flood, Landslide update: 48 killed, 31 missing

2021 Oct 20, 15:57, Kathmandu

Forty-eight people have lost their lives till this afternoon due to landslide, flood due to heavy rainfall at different places of the country.

Similarly, 31 persons have gone missing in the incident of natural disaster in various districts. According to the Home Ministry, Ilam has recorded the highest death cases that stand at 11 followed, and Doti is at 9.

Spokesperson of the Home Ministry, Phanindra Mani Pokharel said "Six people each in Humla, Dhankuta and Panchthar have lost their lives in landslides."

As per the Ministry, four people lost their lives in Baitadi, one each in Kalikot, Dadeldhura, Pyuthan and Udayapur and two in Sunsari.

A total of 23 people have gone missing in Bajhang while one in Doti, two in Pyuthan and five in Ilam.

It is reported that a total of twenty-three people of different districts have been injured in the natural disaster incidents so far.

Rain causing system was active at different areas of the country from October 17. Chief of Disaster Management Division of the Home Ministry, Humkala Pandey, shared that search for the missing and rescue for those trapped in natural disaster incidents is underway.


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