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Landslides kill 10 in Nepal

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 3, 2020
Heavy rain in Nepal triggered landslides on Monday that killed eight labourers at a construction site and two members of a family.
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Nepali government official Murari Wasti told Reuters that the labourers were sleeping in a tin roof shelter near the capital, Kathmandu, when the landslide hit.

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"Rescuers dug through the mud and took out all eight bodies," Wasti said.

One injured labourer had been taken to hospital.

A second landslide nearby killed a woman and her husband.


 

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