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Death toll from Nepal floods and landslides exceeds 40, 36 missing

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

KATHMANDU, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Floods and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall since Friday have killed at 40 people in Nepal by Sunday afternoon, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs.
At least 36 persons others have gone missing in the disaster in the low-lying areas, over 20 have been injured and thousands of families have been displaced.
In a latest tragedy, a pregnant woman, 27-year-old Sharmila Yadav, in labor pain along with five other family members who were in the same jeep d ...