Boat capsizes in Karnali river, six missing

Published On: August 1, 2021 01:21 PM NPT By: Republica

SURKHET, August 1: As many as six passengers - three women and three children - have gone missing after a boat they were riding capsized in the Karnali River while sailing from Mohanyal Rural Municipality of Kailali to Chaukune Rural Municipality in Surkhet.

According to Gagan Pandey, chief of the health department of the Chaukune Rural Municipality, the three mothers were accompanied by their children to receive their vaccine shots in the municipality. The boat they were travelling in met with the accident at around 11AM on Sunday. 

More details about the accident are still awaited.


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