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Nepal’s PM Sher Bahadur Deuba, ministers inspect flood affected areas, death toll rises to 111

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Nepal’s PM said that the government will implement the plan to resolve the issues related to the floods

Kathmandu:

Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his cabinet colleagues today visited flood and landslide-hit western Nepal to take stock of the situation and ensure implementation of relief measures.

The death toll in the country’s floods triggered by heavy rains today rose to 111, with at least 32 injured and 35 still missing, officials said.

Shri Deuba, Finance Minister Janardan Sharma, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Prem Ale Magar and others visited four rural municipalities of Kailali district in the western part of the country.

Deuba said, “There has been heavy loss of life and property due to floods, landslides and floods, the government is carrying out immediate relief and rescue operations.”

He said that the government would work out a plan to resolve the issues related to floods and floods on a long-term basis.

Crop and property have also been damaged in the natural calamity.

According to data released by the Ministry of Agriculture, the floods have damaged 2,59,000 metric tonnes of rice in Lumbini Province, Far West Province and Province 1, causing a loss of 7.22 billion Nepalese rupees.

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