Bodies of six Nepali migrants found in Himachal’s Kinnaur

Shimla: Six more bodies, all of migrant Nepalis, have been recovered from the debris of a collapsed house at rain-ravaged Kinnaur district taking the death toll in Himachal Pradesh to 20, police said Saturday.

Six bodies, including two of children, were recovered from the debris of a collapsed house at Lipa village, Superintendent of Police G. Shiva Kumar told IANS over phone.

As per reports pouring in from various parts of district, 300 houses had collapsed while 150 heads of cattle perished while hundreds of cattle were reported missing.

Earlier the death toll was 14 in the state in landslides triggered by torrential rains that began last weekend.

Of these, 10 died in Kinnaur, while two each in Shimla and Sirmaur districts.

–IANS

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