Surkhet sexagenarian missing in Bheri River

SURKHET: A 60-year-old man was swept away while he was swimming across a river in Panchapuri Municipality-10 of Surkhet district on Thursday.

A local resident Lok Bahadur Mandir was swept away while crossing the Bheri River yesterday evening, according to locals.

It has been learned that Mandir was heading to Tatapani  from Chepang in the district.

The search is on for the missing Mandir, said locals.