Upper Tamakoshi’s Chinese engineer killed by falling rock

A Chinese engineer hired for the under-construction Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project died after being hit by a falling rock at around 11 am Monday.

The 49-year-old Sun Ling Long working as the side engineer for the project was severely wounded after he was struck by a rock fell from the above all of a sudden.

He later died on the way to a hospital, according District Police Office, Dolakha’s Deputy Superintendent of Police Rameshwor Karki. The incident happened while he was on duty at the project’s dam side located at Bigu Rural municipality-1, Dolakha.



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