KATHMANDU: A minor has gone missing after he was swept away by Mahakali River in Khalanga of Darchula district on Wednesday.
Nagendra Thagunna (8) of Dhuligada VDC-7 of Darchula has gone missing as he fell into the River, said District Police Office (DPO), Darchula.
He had gone to the bank of the River to play with friends.
According to eye-witnesses, he suddenly slipped into the River before being swamped away. Police said they are searching for the child.
The excessive flooding in Mahakali River is creating an obstacle in the search operation, police added.