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18 Jun 2021

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Gopal Sharma, Reuters

Nepal: Chinese, Indian workers among 11 killed in floods, 25 missing

"Chinese, Indian workers among 11 killed in Nepal floods, 25 missing", 18 June 2021

Landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain across Nepal this week killed 11 people including one Indian and two Chinese workers at a development project, while 25 people were missing elsewhere, officials said on Friday.

The bodies of the three workers were recovered near the town of Melamchi in Sindhupalchowk district, northeast of Kathmandu, which was hit by flash floods on Wednesday that also forced many people from their homes, district administrators said in a statement.

"The foreign nationals were working for a Chinese company that is building a drinking water project," district official Baburam Khanal told Reuters. [...]