Seven out of 11 Nepalis killed in fire incident in Hong Kong identified
KATHMANDU, Nov 17: With the death of four more Nepali nationals, the number of Nepali nationals who were killed after fire broke out at a Nepali restaurant in Hong Kong rose to 11 on Tuesday.
According to local media reports, seven victims have been identified as nine-year-old Riyan Nepal, 38-year-old Yubaraj Kadel, 13-year-old Kritika Kadel, 35-year-old Raj Babu Nepal, 39-year-old Sher Bahadur Gurung, 32-year-old Anita Niraula and…
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