Youth swept away

BHOJPUR: A youth of Taplejung municipality, has gone missing after he was swept away at the confluence of Kaveli and Tamor rivers while bathing, on Sunday.

The victim has been identified as Yam Bahadur Sunuwar. He had gone to the river taking his cousin Deepak Sunuwar.

Deepak had informed his kin after his uncle didn’t come out of the river for a long time.

“The joint search team comprising police and the kin of the victim had not been able to confirm the whereabouts of the missing as of Monday evening,” said police.