At least 15 missing as jeep plunges into Karnali River

Published On: June 18, 2019 02:49 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

HUMLA, June 18: At least 15 people have gone missing as a jeep plunged into Karnali River in Kharpunath rural municipality-5 of Humla district on Tuesday afternoon.

Assistant Chief District Officer of Humla, Mahesh Kumar Pokhrel, told Republica Online that the jeep (Lu 1 Ka 7166) skidded off the road at Belrukh area and plunged into Karnali River at around 12:45 pm. A team of Nepal Police, Nepal Army, and Armed Police Force have been mobilized to carry out rescue operations. Details to follow soon…

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