KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Locals in Shiwalaya Rural Municipality in the western part of Jajarkot district have no other choices except for making a perilous journey in tuin (rope bridge) over the Chedgada River to travel to nearby village Karki Gaun at Chedgaad Municipality in the district for years.

JAJARKOT, May 8: Pathbir Pun of Nalgad Municipality-1,Thulabagar has been crossing the Bheri river by clinging on to perilous cable crossings locally known as 'tuins' since years.

HUMLA, April 7: Although  K P Sharma Oli, during his first stint as prime minister in 2015, announced that the ‘tuin’ or rope crossings at rivers  throughout the country would be replaced with bridges within two years, even people’s elected representatives in Humla district  still need to use this perilous device to get to work.

HUMLA, April 6: Although KP Sharma Oli, during his first stint as prime minister in 2015, announced that the 'tuin' or rope crossings at rivers throughout the country would be replaced with bridges within two years, even people's elected representatives in Humla district still need to use this perilous device to get to work.

HUMLA, March 27: Humla residents continue to risk life while crossing rivers in lack of safer bridges. They still depend on risky tuins (a makeshift cable crossing) to cross rivers and reach their destinations.

TANAHUN, March 6: Even two years after the government announced to replace improvised cable crossings known as tuin with suspension bridges, the locals of Tanahun are still found crossing the Seti River precariously using tuin.