DHADING — A transport truck and motorcyclr have been caught fire after four vehicles collied in Prithvi Highway at Mahadevbesi of Thakre rural municipality, Dhading on Wednesday.
The truck (Na 6 Kha 2781) en route to Kathmandu collided with Nepal Army’s truck heading towards Gajuri of Dhading while tryig to save a motorcycle (Ba 75 Pa 6051).
Another motorbike (Ba 36 Pa 4239), immediately after the trucks collided with motorcycle, hit the truck triggering a blaze, according to eyewitnesses.
The fire gutted transport truck and former motorcycle (Ba 75 Pa 6051) during the deadlt crash. The bike rider and pillion rider sustained injuries and sent to Kathmandu for treatment, said police.
176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border
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.
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.