Dozens Feared Dead as Nepal Landslides Wipe Out Homes
Sunday, 13 September 2020 Many in the region had only just rebuilt homes that were damaged by a powerful 2015 earthquake. The country is also facing an economic crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
At least 11 people have died, and over 20 others missing when a rain-triggered landslide struck central Nepal on Sunday (September 13).
The massive landslide erupted from a fragile landmass in Ghumthang in Sindhupalchok, at around 3:30 am on Sunday, sweeping away 28 homes from the Bhirkharka,...