Number of flood victims in Nepal has increased to 17

Number of victims of a landslide in northwestern Nepal has risen to 17 people are considered missing 47 people.

"Police said that by Monday, rescuers, search affected by landslide in north-western Nepal, have found 17 bodies," — said in a statement.

The landslide occurred as a result of the flood the web, which flooded villages along the coast. At least one bridge was destroyed — it is 200 km from the capital Kathmandu.

Flooding occurred on Saturday — the day when the villagers usually wash clothes, bathe in the river network and rest along the coast with friends and family. Rescue and search operations in the affected area are continuing, they are also involved local residents.

As previously reported UKRINFORM among the missing — 3 Ukrainian tourists are in a group of 4 people were on holiday in the area of the incident. Embassy of Ukraine in India watching their fate.

Source: www.ukrinform.ua

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