Pokhara –Children of Mausam and Jitmaya Gharti Magar who had lost their lives to the fatal tipper accident at Syangboche of Damodar Kunda Rural Municipality-3 in Mustang last Friday, were provided with the monetary assistance.
Kaski Chief District Officer Taranath Adhikari reached their rented room at Naya Bazar of Pokhara today with the assistance amount of Rs 10,000 for the support of 12-year-old Bishash and 6-year-old Bisheshan Gharti Magar. He pledged to further support the orphans for their education and protection.
The Gharti couple, permanent residents of Thawang Rural Municipality-1 in Rolpa, reached Mustang in course of works.
A tipper with the registration number plate Ba 2 Ka 2219 fell some 50 meters down the road, killing 20 workers hired for the Jomson-Korola road construction project and leaving at least 12 injured. --- (photo available)