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Massive rainstorm in Nepal leaves 25 dead, 400 injured

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 01, Apr 2019, 9:25 am IST | UPDATED: 01, Apr 2019, 9:25 am IST

Massive rainstorm in Nepal leaves 25 dead, 400 injured Nepal: A massive rainstorm which struck several villages in southern Nepal accounted for deaths of at least 25 people and left 400 others injured, officials said Monday.

The storm hit many villages in Bara and Parsa districts Sunday evening, according to the Home Ministry officials. While 24 people were killed in Bara district, 128 kilometers south of Kathmandu, one person died in Parsa district, they said.

The National Emergency Operation Centre said the injured are undergoing treatment at various health facilities. Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli expressed sadness over the loss of lives and extended heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families.

The officials said army and police personnel have been mobilised to carry out rescue and relief operations.
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