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People leave Kathmandu en masse (photo feature)

  • 338,932 leave by Wednesday: Traffic police
- Ekantipur Report, KATHMANDU
People leave Kathmandu en masse (photo feature)

Apr 29, 2015-

The number of people leaving Kathmandu valley due to the fear of earthquake and epidemic diseases has significantly increased.

According to Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD), 338,932 people have left the valley by Wednesday.

According to MTPD chief DIG Jay Bahadur Chand, 66,520 people left valley in 4,592 vehicles on Wednesday alone. “This figures could double by this evening,” Chand said.

However, Chand said, people inbound to Kathmandu is very low with only 14, 889 people travelling into the Capital in 3,335 vehicles.

Educational organisations like HISSAN, PABSON and NPABSON are providing free transportation service through 78 vehicles.

 

(Photos & Video: Prakash Timilsena)

Published: 29-04-2015 19:05

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