HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: The bodies of ten Indian nationals, who died in a plane crash in Jomsom on Monday, have been handed over to their families, said the Indian Embassy in a statement today.
The bodies were handed over today to their families in the presence of Indian Embassy officials of after post mortem at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Maharajgunj. Preparations are under way to send the remaining three bodies to India tomorrow.
Fifteen persons including two crew members died when a plane belonging to Agni Air crashed on a flight to Jomsom from Pokhara. There were 21 people including three crew members on board. Six persons, including three Indian nationals were rescued alive from the incident site.
According to the Embassy, among the rescued, Tirumala Kidambi Sreevardhini and Tirumala Kidambi Sreepada are undergoing treatment at Manipal Hospital, Pokhara and are out of danger. Their father Tirumala Kidambi Sreekanth, however, still has not regained consciousness.