Three missing after boat capsizes in Karnali

Karnali

Three persons have gone missing after a boat capsized in Karnali. According to Kailali Police, five persons swam to shore and two others were rescued injured.

A 10-day-old child along with 20-year-old Urmila Salami Magar and 20-year-old Parvati Thapa went missing when their boat capsized in the Karnali River at Mohanam Gaonpalika-3 Ragammalekha in Kailali today (Sunday), according to the District Police Office.

The injured have been identified as 19-year-old Dhansara Salami Magar and one-month-old Karna Salami.

It is learned that the wooden boat capsized while crossing the Karnali River while going to the health post at Chowkune Gaonpalika-4 of Surkhet to vaccinate the child. According to Kailali Police, a search is on for the missing.