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Australian tourist injured in Myagdi bike accident

- Post Report, MYAGDI

Oct 11, 2018-

An Australian tourist was injured in a motorbike accident near Galeshwor some 3-km away from Beni, Myagdi on Thursday.

According to the police, the tourist, Roberts Novel Sujem Mariya, 55, along with the motorbike (Ba 41 Pa 368) she was riding in fell some 12 metres down the road on the bank of Kaligandaki River. Mariya broke her shoulder (Humerus bone) and sustained minor injuries in the incident.

“All the tourists were travelling on their respective motorbikes when Mariya fell down the road,” said TejendraBaniya, an eyewitness, “We were travelling behind them (tourists) and we were able to rescue her quickly and take her to a hospital.”

District Hospital Health Assistant SushmaKatuwal informed that Mariya had broken her humerus bone with other minor injuries.

The injured tourist has been sent to Kathmandu on a helicopter for further treatment.

Published: 11-10-2018 16:06

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