Nepal floods and landslides: 2 killed, 28 missing

Authorities in eastern Nepal said Sunday that many landslides and flooding brought on by the monsoon season had left 28 people missing and two people dead.

On Saturday night, a local official said that a worker at a hydroelectric project that was being built on the Hewa River in the Sankhuwasabha area was found dead and that 17 other employees were missing.

A second individual passed tragically and three members of the same family were lost in the adjoining Taplejung region after dwellings were destroyed by a landslip.

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