Nepal has international reputation in paragliding securing 2nd position after Japan in Asian Games 2018 held in Indonesia. Similarly, bungy jumping of Bhote-Koshi is supposed to be the first of its type in South Asia. In trekking, Great Himalayan Trail is a world renowned adventurous trekking trail from east to west of Nepal at an altitude of 5000 meters along with Annapurna circuit trek.
Two killed, 11 injured in Tanahun jeep accident
Tanahun, March 5: Two persons were killed and 11 others injured when a jeep slid off the road and fell around 30 meters at Ghansikuwa of Byas municipality-12 along the Prithivi Highway today.
Burst of the vehicle front tyre causing imbalance is blamed for the accident. The dead have been identified as the jeep driver Nara Bahadur Gharti of Byas municipality-14 and Buddhi Bahadur Thapa, 65, of Bandipur rural municipality-3.
Thapa breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Damauli hospital, while Gharti at Pokhara-based Medical College, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Shayamu Aryal, adding that the injured are receiving treatment at Narahari and Damauli hospitals. The ill-fated jeep (Ga 1 Ja 2907) was heading to Damauli from Bandipur rural municipality.
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