Death toll may increase as rescuers contend with heavy rain and uprooted power lines
More than two dozen people have been killed in a severe thunderstorm that swept through parts of southern Nepal and hundreds more were injured, police and officials said.
Nepal’s prime minister KP Sharma Oli wrote in a tweet that 25 people had been killed on Sunday, and around 400 were injured.
Written by Reuters in Kathmandu
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