Transport minister Mahaseth’s vehicle drowns in river due to lack of bridge

Raghubir Mahaseth

KATHMANDU, June 10: A vehicle carrying Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister Raghubir Mahaseth met with the accident on Monday when the car drowned in Ghatte Daraou river in Arjun Chaupari-3 of Syangja district.

The vehicle with the number plate Ba 2 Jha 4029 skidded off the road under the river which lacked bridge and was partially submerged.

The minister was returning to the capital after the laying foundation stone of Sahara Khola bridge.

The police escorting the minister had rescued him.