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Lalbakaiya River boat capsize: Two bodies recovered

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LAHAN — Rescuers on Sunday have recovered the bodies of two people who went missing after the swollen Lalbakaiya River swept away a boat at Tikuliyaghat in Gaur Municipallity-4, Rauta-hat, on Saturday evening.

The bodies of Runa Devi Patel, 35, of Auraiya and Shanti Devi of Tikuliya, Gaur Municipallity-4 were found at Jamuwa Ghat of Shivghar District in India.

Three more people are still missing, according to the police.

The missing ones are Om Prakash Chandrabanshi, Indudevi Patel and Usma Patel, Superintendent of Police Kedar Dhakal said. Among them, Om Prakash was an assistant sailor.

24 people, including five women, survived the accident by swimming ashore and have come in contact with the local administration.

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The boat capsized at Tikuliyaghat of Gaur municipality-4 after hitting a pillar erected in course of the construction of a bridge over the Lal Bakaiya River as it was en route to Gaur from Aurhiya of Ishanath municipality. Twenty one were rescued alive.

The Nepal Police, Nepal Army, Indian Army and the locals continued combined search efforts for the search and rescue.

Lalbakaiya boat capsize: Two bodies recovered

LAHAN — Rescuers on Sunday have recovered the bodies of two people who went missing after the swollen Lalbakaiya River swept away a boat at Tikuliyaghat in Gaur Municipallity-4, Rauta-hat, on Saturday evening.

The bodies of Runa Devi Patel, 35, of Auraiya and Shanti Devi of Tikuliya, Gaur Municipallity-4 were found at Jamuwa Ghat of Shivghar District in India.

Three more people are still missing, according to the police.

The missing ones are Om Prakash Chandrabanshi, Indudevi Patel and Usma Patel, Superintendent of Police Kedar Dhakal said. Among them, Om Prakash was an assistant sailor.

24 people, including five women, survived the accident by swimming ashore and have come in contact with the local administration.

The boat capsized at Tikuliyaghat of Gaur municipality-4 after hitting a pillar erected in course of the construction of a bridge over the Lal Bakaiya River as it was en route to Gaur from Aurhiya of Ishanath municipality. Twenty one were rescued alive.

The Nepal Police, Nepal Army, Indian Army and the locals continued combined search efforts for the search and rescue.

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176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border

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KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.

On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.

The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.

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Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.

The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.

The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.

Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.

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