Landslides Kill at Least 15 After Heavy Rain in Nepal

June 11, 2015 9:21 AM

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Kathmandu: At least 15 people were killed and more than a dozen reported missing after heavy rains triggered landslides in northeastern Nepal, a local government official said today.

Surendra Kumar Bhattarai said the landslides, which hit just weeks after twin quakes that killed 8,700 people in the Himalayan nation, swept away a dozen houses in mountainous Taplejung district.

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