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At least 47 people killed in Nepal floods

The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens more missing and injured, the Nepalese government said.

Incessant monsoon rains have pounded many areas in the mountainous country since Thursday, submerging large areas of land, inundating homes and destroying bridges and roads across the country.

A Home Ministry statement said 47 people had been confirmed dead and 28 injured. There are 29 missing.

Television channels showed roofs of houses submerged in floodwaters in the southern plains and people wading through chest-deep water with their belongings on their ...

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