70 killed in floods and landslides so far, five missing

KATHMANDU: Seventy people lost their lives so far due to floods and landslides triggered by incessant rains, according to the Police Headquarters.

Central Police Spokesperson, Deputy Inspector General Dan Bahadur Karki said that 70 people have died, 86 have been injured and five people have gone missing so far in the incidents of floods and landslides occurred throughout the country from June 10 till this morning.

Police said that people injured in such incidents are undergoing treatment at local hospitals.

According to police, 966 incidents of flooding and landslides have occurred during this period, in which 86 houses have been damaged and 335 cattle head have perished.

Life across the country has been affected today as well due to heavy rain and 4,790 police personnel have been mobilized in rescue and relief works during this period.



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