Two killed, 75 injured as massive storm hits Nepal


Kathmandu : At least two people were killed and 75 others wounded when a strong storm hit the Kailali and Kanchanpur districts of southwest Nepal late on Thurday night.

Prem Kumar Rai, a secretary at the Home Affairs Ministry, told that the search and rescue operations are underway, adding that the number of those affected by the disaster might increase.

The windstorm has left a trail of destruction along its way with thatched houses feeling the brunt of the disaster.

However, a detailed report on the extent of damages caused by the storm is yet to be ascertained, Kathmandu Post said in a report.UNI

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