Katmandu, Nepal (BBN)- At least 15 people have killed and two more have gone missing in separate land-slide related incidents in various parts of Nepal caused by incessant rainfall from the past few days.
A landslide has buried several houses in a remote mountain village in the country’s western Bajura district on Wednesday, killing at least nine people, a local official confirmed on Thursday.
Three members of a family died when a house was swept away by a mud-slide at Deurali village under Kaski district. Kaski District.
On the other hand, three minors died after being buried inside their home after a mudslide swept it away in remote Mugu district on Wednesday night.
Besides, two people have gone missing after a landslide swept away a house belonging to one Krishna Bahadur Bhujel of Dhapade village in Tanahun district, local media reported.
Landslides are common during the rainy season in the South Asian country.
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