New Delhi: India on Tuesday said it was saddened by the damage due to the devastating thunderstorm that struck Nepal's Bara and Parsa districts and was ready to provide all assistance required.
"We are deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life and damage to property in Nepal following the devastating thunderstorm that struck Bara and Parsa districts of Nepal," the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.
"Government of India is ready to provide relief assistance as may be required by Nepal. Our Embassy in Kathmandu and Consulate in Birgunj are in touch with the concerned authorities," it added.
According to local media, 28 persons, including four Indian nationals, were killed and hundreds injured in Bara and Parsa due to the storm on Sunday night.