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A landslide in Nepal killed at least 11 people, 20 others remain missing

By on September 13, 2020 0 344 Views

The landslide, caused by heavy rain in the Sindhupalchok District, also injured five people and destroyed 11 homes.

Monsoon rains in the region triggered severe flooding and landslides in Nepal, India and Bangladesh in August.

Located near the Nepal-China border, Sindhupalchok has been battered by landslides this year. There were 17 documented landslide incidents that have killed at least 55 people in 2020, the Nepal Disaster Risk Reduction Portal reports.a group of people standing next to a pile of dirt: Residents and rescue workers search for landslide victims in Sindhupalchok District.© NIROJ CHAOULAGAIN/AFP via Getty Images Residents and rescue workers search for landslide victims in Sindhupalchok District.

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