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Nepal rescuers stop search after heavy rain, official says

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LAMASANGHU (NEPAL) - Heavy rains in Nepal on Tuesday forced rescuers to halt their search for bodies buried under tonnes of mud following the deadliest landslide in the country for almost a decade, police said. 

Nepalese rescue workers search for a missing person in an area affected by a landslide at Lamo Sanghu villge on the Sukoshi river, some 80 kms northeast of Kathmandu on August 5, 2014

Thirty-four bodies, including of seven children, have been pulled from the rubble after a landslide slammed into hamlets along a river in Sindhupalchok district before dawn on Saturday.

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