KATHMANDU: Bodies of the Indian nationals from Ghazipur who died in a plane crash in Pokhara were handed over to the family members present in Kathmandu. The deceased are identified as Abhishek Kushwaha, Anil Rajbhar, and Vishal Sharma.
Ghazipur District Magistrate Aryaka Akhauri added that efforts are being made to ascertain the identity of the fourth youth, Sonu Jaiswal.
On January 16, family members of the four youths were sent to Kathmandu by road with the head of Chak Jainab village Vijay Jaiswal, the nayab tehsildar, and a revenue inspector to claim and bring back the bodies.
Nepalese authorities on Tuesday started handing over to family members the bodies of those killed in the January 14 crash of a Yeti Airlines passenger plane with 72 people on board.
Fifty-three Nepalese passengers and 15 foreign nationals, including 5 Indians, and four crew members were on board the aircraft when it crashed in a river gorge in the resort city of Pokhara.