Raft with Bardiya Nat’l Park security guards on-board capsizes in Karnali river

Published On: August 18, 2018 02:31 PM NPT By: Nirmal Ghimire

BARDIYA, Aug 18: An inflatable raft with Bardiya National Park security guards on-board has capsized in the Karnali River on Saturday.

A security mobile team consisting of Nepal Army officials and staffers of Bardiya National Park overturned at a high current of the river during patrol today. A total of 12 officials were on-board the two boats.

According to Ahok Bhandari, assistant security officer of the national park, one of the rafts capsized in the river while they were going on a security patrol.

A staffer of the Bardiya National Park has gone missing in the boat capsize.  A joint team from Nepal Police, Nepal Army and Armed Police Force has been deployed in the incident site for rescue.  



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