141 people killed in natural disaster in last two months

from Nepalnews.com
Published on 02 Jul 2012 View Original

A total of 141 people lost their lives in incidents of natural disasters across the country during two and half month period.

State-owned National News Agency reported citing data obtained from National Emergency Operation Center that property worth around Rs. 13.76 million was destroyed in the incidents from the month of April/May till date.

Forty five people died from lightning, 26 from floods and landslides, 34 from Seti river flood, 12 from fire, 16 from storm and eight from diarrhea during the period.

The Centre said that 17 people lost their lives in flood and landslides in the country so far since June 15.

It is said that there was a huge loss of property in Tanahun, Baglung and Sindhupalchowk districts, among other districts. Nepalnews.com