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Six more human skeletons found in Langtang

Gorkha Post



DHUNCHE —Six more human remains have been found in Langtang area of Rasuwa district, supposedly the remaining of those buried in the avalanche following the April 25 devastating earthquake.

The newly found skeletons were sent to the Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital in the Capital on a Nepal Army helicopter this morning for DNA tests, according to Shivaram Gelal, Chief District Officer of Rasuwa.

Earlier on October 12, a search team had spotted 21 skeletons in the same area.

Hundreds of tourists, including 175 locals, were believed to be buried in the avalanche that swept an entire village when the Langtang Lirung (6,500 m) snow mass burst.

Of the total buried in the avalanche, the whereabouts of 83 is still unknown.


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Advance booking open for Dashin

Pratigya Waiju



Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.

The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.

On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking.  Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.

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