A US national dies after falling off cliff

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Manang: A US citizen died after falling off cliff while visiting Manang, a mountainous district of Nepal. The victim, Charles Keith Davis, 69, was going to Chame from Lamjung in a jeep (Ba 6 Cha 756) on Wednesday night. He was together with his spouse, guide, driver and porter. Davis suddenly fell from the road when he was trying to remove a rock from road at Khotrodanda of Naso Rural Municipality-3 along the Beshisahar-Chame road section. He fell some 100 meters down onto the Marsyangdi River bank, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police, Phanindra Ranabhat. A police team mobilized from District Police Office, Chame rushed him to District Hospital after rescuing him in the same night, but the foreign traveler breathed his last during treatment. Davis’ body has been sent to TU Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu for postmortem, the police added.