Hundreds of Nepalis stranded in India brought home

Kathmandu, May 27

Scores of Nepalis stranded across the border in various places of India have been brought into the country amidst the lockdown.

Assistant Chief District Officer for Parsa, Lalit Kumar Basnet, informs that about 200 people have been ‘rescued’. He adds that there are about 350 people near the Raxaul border.

Except for Parsa and Kathmandu, he informs, preparations to send all the rescued citizens to their respective districts is underway. The residents of Parsa and Kathmandu are to be kept in different quarantine camps in Birgunj.

Similarly, other 204 Nepalis have been rescued from the Jogbani border point of Biratnagar in Morang.

The rescued people, who came from India, are being held at a holding station in DAV School of Biratnagar-13.

The rescued comprise eight from Rukum West, and 23 from Sunsari, informs Morang Chief District Officer Madan Bhujel. He adds that they will be sent to their local quarantine centres after a general check-up and description. After that, the local centres will be tested and sent back to their homes.

Published on May 27th, Wednesday, 2020 12:56 PM

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