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Six die after truck plunges into Marsyangdi

Published on : 21 March, 2021 3:13 pm

Kathmandu : Six people have died when a truck fell into the Marsyangdi river in Khotro of Naso rural municipality, on the Besisahar-Chom road.

The incident involving the truck (Dha1Kha592) took place on Saturday, according to District Police Office, Lamjung.

The deceased have been identified as Manisha Gurung,35, Jalkashi Gurung,36, and seven-year-old Liun Gurung of Naso rural municipality-4, police inspector Om Prakash Pun said.

They died on the spot. Likewise, Dhanman BK,28, of Chame rural municipality-4, Laxman Nepali,21, of Marsyangdi rural municipality-5, died during treatment at District hospital, Lamjung on Saturday night. And among three persons sent to Chitwan for treatment, three-year-old Thiyon Gurung died.

Seriously injured, truck driver Suman Tamang,24, of Bhanu municipality-3, Tanahu and seven-year-old Mel Gurung of Naso rural municipality-3 are undergoing treatment in Chitwan.

Eight persons were travelling in the truck.

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