Nepalese officials said 11 people have died across the country following floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain. Chinese and Indian workers are among the dead, 25 are missing.
Nepalese officials have said 11 people have died across the country following floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain. Chinese and Indian workers are among the dead, 25 are missing.
In an interview with Reuters, district official Baburam Khanal said the bodies of three workers were near the town of Melamchi in the Sindhupalchowk district, a mountain area on the border Tibet, found by China.
One of the bodies was identified as an Indian worker and the other two as Chinese. "The foreigners were working for a Chinese company that was building a drinking water project," said Khanal.
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The death toll is currently 11, with 25 people still missing in Sindhupalchowk, the country's interior ministry said Thursday evening with. The floods wreaked havoc and destroyed houses, roads, bridges and other infrastructure. Hundreds of people were forced to move to community centers after their homes and villages were destroyed. Rescue operations are ongoing to reach people in the affected areas.
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