Pokhara: A Romanian national died while paragliding here today. The Kaski District Police Office, Baidam confirmed the death of 42-year-old Ede Csis Jdr from Romanina in the accident.
She started the paragliding from Sarangkot and fell into the Phewa Lake at around 11:00 am. Though a team based at Barahighat rescued her in a severe condition, she breathed her last in course of treatment at the Metrocity Hospital at 11:30 am.
Inability to keep balance during paragliding is blamed for the accident.
Three of the five people, who died after a passenger bus heading towards Kathmandu from Kakarvitta of Jhapa met with an accident and fell into the Trishuli river this morning, have been identified. Of them four died on the spot while one died on the way to hospital, police said.