Tulsipur: Two teenage girls who went to the Babai River in Dang district to bathe on Saturday noon have gone missing.
Suspected to have drowned in the river, police were searching for the missing ones.
According to the Area Police Office, Tulsipur, the missing girls were identified as Rama Shahi, 16, of Dangisharan Rural Municipality-2 and Goma Chand, 15, of Damachaur in Salyan district, temporarily residing at Dangdisharan Rural Municipality-2 in Dang district.
Police inspector Parbat KC said that the duo were accompanied by another teenager girl, Niruta Basnet, 13, of Dangisharan Rural Municipality-2 who had sat on the river bank and thus remained unscathed in the incident. Basnet informed the locals after the two girls went missing in the river while bathing.
Police went to the accident site and intensified the search and rescue effort, informed inspector KC. RSS