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Security beefed up at TIA after bomb hoax in Jet Airways plane

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KATHMANDU – All the passengers have been evacuated from the Jet Airways plane and their luggage are being screened after a bomb hoax in an aircraft that arrived from New Delhi on Sunday.

Security has been beefed up at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu after the rumor.

The plane that landed at 4:15 has been isolated and a bomb disposal squad of Nepali Army has been conducting through check inside the plane, TIA sources said.

International and domestic flights have been halted at the only international airport following the bomb scare in the aircraft.

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Flood sweeps away bridge at Barhabise





CHUTARA — Flood and landslide triggered by the incessant rainfall have swept away a concrete bridge over a local Sandi stream at Barhabise bazaar last night.

It has resulted in disruption of vehicular movement, creating hassles to the people especially from Barhabise municipality and Bhotekoshi rural municipality, said Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Barhabise, Yadav Thapa.

Twenty-two houses of Barhabise bazaar area have been waterlogged after the settlement was flooded.

The Chinese government had constructed the 40-feet long bridge in 2024 BS. Mud and sands have piled up to five feet on the road sides.

Three excavators have been used to remove the landslide debris, added Thapa. Engineer at the Road Division Office, Charikot, said preparation was underway to install a bailey bridge there.

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