Severe Nepal thunderstorm leaves 25 dead, hundreds injured

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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.

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Written by Reuters in Kathmandu
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