30 missing as tipper ferrying people to Kalikot quarantine plunges into Karnali River
NEPALGUNJ: As many as 30 individuals have gone lacking after the tipper they have been travelling on fell beneath the highway right into a river on Wednesday morning.
The tipper was ferrying fifty Nepalis coming back from India to a quarantine facility at Raskot Municipality in Kalikot district.
According to an area, Dil Bahadur Shahi, the tipper skidded off the highway at Lalighat alongside the Karnali hall and plunged into Karnali River.
After the incident, a staff of police have been deployed to the location for search and rescue operation, knowledgeable District Police Offie, Kalikot. It has been learnt that a few of the passengers have been rescued from the river by the locals.
The tipper was used to ferrying individuals coming back from India after the authorities couldn’t handle sufficient automobiles. According to police, overload of passengers past the capability of the car might need been the reason for the accident.
However, the precise trigger is but to be established.