Nepal – Cold wave kills 17 in 10 days

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A cold wave has killed at least 17 people across the Terai plains of Nepal in the past 10 days, reports from across the country said Wednesday.
As of today, seven individuals have died in Mahottari, five in Siraha, four in Rautahat and one in Bara districts since Dec. 15. The number of people visiting hospitals due to weather-related disease is increasing.

“Around 25 patients are visiting the hospital every day,” a report said quoting Dr Prabin Jha of Rautahat district hospital as saying.

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