One missing in Phewa boat capsize

Phewa Lake is popular tourist destination of Pokhara. Picture:

Pokhara—A person went missing as a passenger boat went missing in Phewa Lake this afternoon. Ram Sharan Luitel, 27, from Kapan of Kathmandu Metropolitan- 10 is missing as the boat met with an accident. The boat was being traveled by three passengers including Subin Chjalise, 27, and Rupesh Adhikari, 28 from Kathmandu.

The duo have been rescued by police personals from APF battalion and CRV Kaski. According to DSP Rajendra Babu Regmi of Gandaki Province Police Office, the incident happened at around 13.20 pm and the search for missing Luitel is undergoing. Further investigation of incident is undergoing.   

Updated at 5.53 PM: According to police, Luitel has been found dead in the Lake on Tuesday.

Published on: February 24, 2020 6:34 pm

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