Eight killed in floods, landslides in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jul 1 (PTI) At least eight people were killed after being swept away by flood waters and landslides caused by incessant rainfall in western Nepal.
Five people were washed away by swollen rivers in Tanahu district while two women died in Palpa district when a landslide swept away a cowshed yesterday, police said.
The victims, Sunita BK, 25, and Srijana BK, 20, were sleeping when the landslide swept away the cowshed in Palung Mainadi village early morning.
In another incident, a 35-year-old man died when a landslide fell on him while he was riding on a motorcycle in Dhobhan village on Thursday, police said.
A police team and the locals were carrying out the rescue work in affected villages of the district.
The water level has significantly risen towards the danger level in the Koshi River due to incessant rains.
Meanwhile, one-way traffic on the Palpa-Butwal section of the Siddhartha Highway, which was blocked due to landslides, was today resumed.
Hundreds of people are killed in mountainous Nepal every year in floods and landslides, which are common during the annual monsoon rains from June to September.
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