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Construction of bridge over Kaligandaki begins

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RAMPUR — The construction of a concrete bridge over the Kaligandaki River has begun.

The bridge is to be built at Gaurighat that connects Rampur municipality – 9 and Sankhar VDC- 9 of Syangja at the government investment of Rs 151.1 million.

Engineer Pabitra Mani Acharya said that the Sapana Himdung and Thokar Construction Company have started works to complete the bridge construction by mid April 2018 as per the contract.

The newly-constructed bridge will have 174-metre in length and six-meter in breadth.

Bridge Construction Committee Vice-Chairperson Humnath Neupane said that as many as 50,000 people from Rampur, Sankhar, Sekham and Chapakot area will be benefited from the construction of the bridge.

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1 killed, 2 injured in Dhading truck mishap

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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.

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