DPLAKHA — A team of American soldiers has arrived Sundrawati VDC in Dolakha district to support in reconstruction of the quake damaged local school.
A total of 39 officers led by Lieutenant Colonel of the American Army will be coordinating with the Nepal Army’s Ranabhim Battalion at Charikot in the district to rebuild the Kalika Higher Secondary School in the locality.
Of the 39 soldiers, only 13 have arrived to the district headquarters Charikot in the first round. Remaining soldiers will come in two rounds, according to the Ranabhim Battalion.
The American army team is also likely to showcase their culture to the locals during their fortnight stay, it was shared. They will be housing at the site of the quake-stricken school.
1 killed, 2 injured in Dhading truck mishap
DHADING — One person was killed while two other seriously injured when a truck fell from Hugdi Khola Bridge in Rorang-10, Benighat along the Prithvi Highway on Wednesday.
The truck (Na 5 Kha 1568) en-route to Chitwan from Kathmandu fell off the bridge to Hugdi Khola (river) on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as 23-year-old Sher Bahadur Magar,23, of Madhya Bindu Municipality-10, according to police. Magar died on the course of treatment at a Malekhu-based hospital, informed Area Police Office, Gajuri.
Those injured in the incident are Manoj Ale 25, of Arunkhola, Nawalparasi and Megh Bahadur Gharti of Sitakganga Municipality in Arghakhanchi district have been sent to Kathmandu for further medical treatment.Follow @gorkhapost