On Sunday, a massive rainstorm hits several places in Nepal in the evening, took the lives of 25 people and injured 400 others badly, reports an official.

The rainstorm in Nepal, swept via southern district of Bara and adjoining Parsa, informs the Himalayan Times.

According to the District Police Station, in Parsa, the number of dead may rise and further details are awaited.

The rainstorm hits several villages in Bara district, located around 128 km south of Kathmandu.  

After the massive rainstorm, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed sadness over the loss of lives and also extended heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims.

PM Oli said that he has received a report of 25 people dead and 400 injured on Twitter.

As per the National Emergency Operation Centre, the wounded people are undergoing treatment at various health-care units.

Security jawans have been posted in the affected areas to carry out rescue & relief operation.

Chief Advisor of PM Oli, Bishnu Rimal said that the security personnel has been mobilized.

He was quoted saying, “Two battalions have been mobilized immediately there, here in Mid Air Base, Kathmandu, night vision helicopters are on standby with the rescue team. Our security agencies are waiting for favorable weather conditions.”

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