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7 out of 9 Indians swept in flash flood rescued by Nepali Army

ANI | Updated: Jun 24, 2018 22:55 IST

Kathmandu [Nepal], June 24 (ANI): The Nepali Army rescued seven out of nine Indians swept in the flash flood">flash floods in Chitlang- Thankot route of Kathmandu.
The Nepali Army took to their Facebook handle on Sunday to inform about the same.
"On 9th Asar, 2075 (23rd June 2018) the sudden rainfall triggering flash flood">flash flood, in which 9 Indian en route back from the Chandragiri Hills through Chitlang-Thankot walkways, were swept away. Out of 9, 7 have been rescued unharmed by the team deployed from Bridging Division of the Nepali Army," read the post.
The incident took place when the Indians were returning back from the Chandragiri Hills, esteemed Tourism and Religious site in the outskirts of Kathmandu.
"After the rescue operation the people were handed over to the Metropolitan Police Office, Thankot after providing them primary treatment," the post added.
The post did not mention the whereabouts of the remaining three people. Also, the Nepali Army did not state the name and the residence of the victims. (ANI)

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