POKHARA — Fifteen people died and 17 others injured when a tipper carrying worker met with an accident at Syangboche in upper Mustang region on Friday.
A tipper, Ba 2 Ka 222, with construction workers on board, skidded off the road and plunged near Ghiling after it lost balance on the rough hilly road, according to Chief District Officer of Shishir Paudel of Mustang District.
Police said the identity of the deceased has not been established. An air dynasty helicopter has been deployed in the incident site to carry out rescue work, according to CDO Paudel.Follow @gorkhapost
Petroleum products’ prices go down
KATHMANDU- The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed the prices of petroleum products effective this midnight.
A meeting of the NOC held today reduced the prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 2 per litre each. With the adjusted price list, petrol shall cost Rs 112 per litre while diesel and kerosene will be available at Rs 99 per litre, NOC spokesperson Birendra Goit shared.Follow @gorkhapost