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11 People Killed in Landslides Across Nepal

Landslides triggered by torrential rain in Nepal swept through villages, killing at least 11 people/File Photo.

Landslides triggered by torrential rain in Nepal swept through villages, killing at least 11 people/File Photo.

Eleven people including three children were killed in a landslide in Nepal.

Kathmandu: At least 11 people including four children were killed and scores injured in landslides triggered by heavy rains across Nepal.

Eleven people including three children were killed as two houses were buried in two different villages of Pyuthan district in far-west Nepal, said police.

A child was also killed in western Gorkha district when a landslide slammed into a trail used by villagers this morning, said the police.

Last week two schoolchildren had been killed when a school building collapsed due to heavy rain in Kathmandu.

first published:July 05, 2016, 19:48 IST