Flood and land­slides kill 33

The Myanmar Times - - World -

At least 33 peo­ple have died in floods and land­slides trig­gered by heavy rains in Nepal and dozens more are miss­ing. Heavy mon­soon rains have swelled rivers across the coun­try, trig­ger­ing floods and land­slides that have de­stroyed homes. Two chil­dren were killed when a school in the cap­i­tal par­tially col­lapsed. “Since Mon­day, 33 peo­ple have died and an­other 23 peo­ple are miss­ing be­cause of floods and land­slides in sev­eral dis­tricts,” home min­istry deputy spokesper­son Jhanka Nath Dhakal said yes­ter­day.

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