Boatman drowns in Phewa Lake

POKHARA: A boatman, who was missing after falling from the boat into the Phewa Lake, was found dead, in Pokhara today.

The deceased has been identified as Nishan Magar, who fell into the Lake while returning from the Talbarahi Temple with some tourists at around 12:30 pm today.

After two hour of his disappearance, a team of deployed from the Armed Police Force took out Lama's body from the Lake, District Police Office, Kaski said.

Other passengers on the boat, however, are safe.

The body had been sent to the Western Regional Hospital for the postmortem.