Eighty-Three Killed in Flooding and Landslide Incidents

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Eighty-Three Killed in Flooding and Landslide Incidents

KATHMANDU: Eighty-three people have died in disaster-related incidents, including landslides and floods, triggered by relentless rains across the country.

According to the Police Headquarters, 33 men, 25 women, and 25 children have died in these incidents from June 10 till Wednesday morning. Central Police spokesperson and Deputy Inspector General Dan Bahadur Karki reported that 106 people have been injured, and five people, including three women and two men, are missing due to floods and landslides during this period. Among the injured, 51 are men, 36 are women, and 19 are children.

Additionally, 384 cattle have died in these incidents. Spokesperson Karki noted that 139 houses and 54 cattle sheds have been damaged due to flooding and landslides.

So far, 5,428 police personnel have been mobilized to rescue those affected by the disasters.

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

The Police Headquarters reported that 2,954 families have been displaced across the country in 1,028 disaster-related incidents triggered by the incessant rains, causing losses equivalent to Rs 107 million.


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