Teenager dies after falling off a cliff while taking photograph

Published On: March 19, 2023 08:54 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 19: A girl from Baglung died on Sunday after falling off a cliff while taking a photo near a bridge in Kushma Municipality-1. Apsara Khatun, 15, of Baglung Municipality-2, died in a fatal fall near the suspension bridge connecting Bangechour of Parbat and Aduwari in Baglung.

Khatun was with her family to visit the longest suspension bridge of the country when she fell down the cliff while taking a photograph. She was taking a photograph near the Nepal Telecom board placed on the eastern side of the bridge, when she slipped and fell down the cliff, Chief of Parbat police Madhusudhan Neupane said.

Khatun was rescued in an unconscious state and rushed to hospital, but died on the way. Further investigation into the incident is underway, police said.

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