Indians flee river's backed-up load

169 believed dead upstream after Nepal slide dams flow

Posted: August 5, 2014 at 3:47 a.m.

Nepalese rescuers search for bodies of victims of Saturday's landslide as a damaged school bus lies on left, in Mankha, about 120 kilometers (75 miles) east of Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, Aug.4, 2014. Nepalese authorities said there is no hope that more than 150 missing people are still alive after being buried by piles of rocks, mud and upturned trees. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

PATNA, India -- Rescue workers urgently evacuated tens of thousands of people in eastern India on Monday after a deadly landslide in neighboring Nepal blocked a river that threatened to burst its banks and submerge scores of Indian villages.

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