Fuel tankers, cargo trucks enter Nepal from India via Sunauli


BHAIRAHAWA: Seven vehicles ferrying petroleum products have entered Nepal from India via Bhairahawa customs point till Monday late afternoon.

According to Inspector Rabin Babu Regmi, three LPG bullets, two petrol tankers and two diesel tankers are among over 107 cargo vehicles entering Nepal from Sunauli.

Likewise, four trucks ferrying oxygen and carbon dioxide vessels and 96 other freight carriers entered.

Due to the obstruction in supplies at the Nepal-India border for over two weeks, the country is reeling under fuel crisis and shortage of commodities.

(Updated at 6:15 pm)

KATHMANDU: About 100 cargo trucks have entered Nepal from India via the Bhairahawa customs point on Monday afternoon.

The cargo trucks started entering Nepal after the entry point at Sunauli on the Indian side opened at around 1 pm today. The Nepal-India border was obstructed for five days.

There are no protesters and obstruction at the border today, according to Inspector Rabin Babu Regmi, who is deputed for the security of customs point.

Regmi informed that cargo vehicles entering Nepal till 4:30 pm include three fuel tankers and four oxygen vessels.

According to him, more vehicles are on the way to clear customs.

It has been learned that local chambers of commerce of Nepali and Indian sides had taken an initiative to open the border.