KATHMANDU, Nepal — Officials say more than 20 people were killed and hundreds were injured by a rainstorm that swept southern Nepal on Sunday.
Government administrator Rajesh Poudel said the number of deaths would likely increase as the storm had hit many villages in the Bara district, located about 120 kilometers (75 miles) south of the capital, Kathmandu.
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He said police and army rescuers were fanned around the district trying to reach the villages, but rescue was difficult at night.
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