Avalanche in Mustang: 9 injured in avoiding efforts

File: Mustang

Kathmandu, November 14

Nine people sustained minor injuries in their efforts to avoid an avalanche in the Kobang region of the Mustang district of western Nepal on Sunday.

DSP Ram Kumar Dani, the chief of the District Police Office, says nine persons were injured as they ran in efforts to avoid being hit by the avalanche from the Manapathi peak.

The injured are students and teachers of local Jana Adarsha Secondary School in Thasang rural municipality-2 of the district.

They have been taken to the District Hospital for needful treatment.

It is not immediately known if the incident caused any other loss.

The incident site is 25 km away from the district headquarters, Jomsom, and details are awaited, according to him.

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