Two boys go missing while swimming in Marshyangdi river

POKHARA: Two teenagers have gone missing while swimming at Marshyangdi River while another was rescued by the police on Saturday.

16-year-old Ajit Thapa of Marshyangdi Rural Municipality and 15-year-old Yogendra Rimal of Besi Sahar Municipality were swept by the river.

According to police, a team of Nepal Army and Police personnel along with locals rescued 15-year-old Ramesh Rimal of Besi Shahar Municipality and took him to Community Hospital, Lamjung for treatment.

A search and rescue operation is ongoing to find the two missing boys, Gandaki State Police Office informed.