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Traffic Rapid Squad Campaign commences in Kathmandu Valley

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KATHMANDU— The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has initiated the ‘traffic rapid squad’ campaign for maintaining peace and order and for management of traffic in the Kathmandu Valley.

The Division brought this campaign during the festival time to improve the Valley’s traffic management, minimize the growing traffic accidents and promoting road discipline.

MTPD Chief Basanata Kumar Panta said the campaign has been initiated to prevent traffic jam and incidents of theft during the festival time in the Kathmandu Valley. He added that police would be mobilized rapidly to the incident site for necessary action as part of the campaign.

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Fifty-five Nepal Police personnel and 55 traffic police personnel would be mobilized on 55 motorbikes each day as part of the ‘rapid squad’ campaign.

Police personnel have been mobilized by dividing the Kathmandu Valley into 10 zones. Kathmandu has been divided into six sectors, Bhaktapur into two sectors and Lalitpur into two sectors.

Inspector General of Police Sarbendra Khanal initiated the campaign here on Wednesday. On the occasion, he expressed the belief that the campaign would play an important role in strengthening peace and security and traffic management in the Kathmandu Valley.

The campaign will be expanded to other cities as well in future considering the need, IGP Khanal added.

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Child killed in road accident

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PASCHIM- A child has been killed and two other people sustained injuries in a vehicle accident occurred at Salle, Musikot Municipality-1, Rukum Paschim, today. 

The victim, nine-year-old Prayas BC breathed his last at the District Hospital, Salle. 

The vehicle (Ba 3 Kha 7461) was on its way towards Mulkhola from Salle. The bus fell 150 meters from the road when the driver lost control, District Police Office, Rukum Paschim, stated. 

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The injured are eight-year-old Jenis BC and the driver whose name is not known. Jenis is said to be in critical condition, Chief of the District Police and Deputy Superintendent Sumit Khadka said. 

According to police, the vehicle ran over Prayas and Jenis who were playing on the road.

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