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Landslide Hits 6 Villages in Nepal; 15 Feared Dead

A landslide triggered by heavy rainfall buried six villages in Nepal's mountainous northeast, and at least 15 people sleeping in the homes are believed to have been killed, officials said Thursday. The landslide hit during the night in Taplejung district, about 500 kilometers (310 miles) east of the capital, Kathmandu, said government administrator Surendra Bhattarai. At least 15 people are feared to have died and several are missing, but details are sketchy because of the...

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