Families of those killed in Upper Mustang tipper mishap to get Rs 500,000 each
July 9, 2018 01:52 PM NPT
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KATHMANDU, July 9: The government has decided to provide Rs 500,000 in relief cash to the families of those killed in the Upper Mustang tripper accident.
Speaking at a meeting of the House of Representatives on Monday Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa said, “ The government has decided to offer Rs 5000,000 in cash relief to the families of those killed in the tipper accident that occurred at Lhoghakar in Damodarkunda rural municipality in Upper Mustang."
As many as 20 people were killed while 12 others had sustained serious injuries when a tipper ferrying construction workers lost balance and fell some 50 meters down the rough road at Lhoghakar in Damodarkunda rural municipality in Mustang district on July 6.