2 Odia Tourists Killed, 5 Injured In Road Mishap in Nepal
Kathmandu: In a tragic incident, at least two tourists from Odisha were killed and five others sustained injuries following a road accident in Nepal on Tuesday.
The deceased have been identified as Charan Biswal of Malipada village and Bijay Jena of Jamuna village under Jatni Police limits in Odisha’s Khordha district.
As per reports, an entourage of 60 Odia tourists was en-route to Jaynagar from Kathmandu, when it was hit by a speeding truck from behind near Chandrapur in Nepal’s Rautahat district at around 1 am on Tuesday.
On intimation, police rushed to the spot and admitted the injured to a hospital at Chandrapur while the bodies of the deceased were sent for post-mortem.
An investigation into the incident has been initiated.