Romanian killed in Pokhara paragliding fall


A Romanian national died in a paragliding accident in Puranchaur of Kaski on Wednesday.

Ioandragos Pirte (35) had fallen off the paraglider while enjoying the Paragliding in Pokhara sky at around 1 pm today, DSP Dilliraj Panta of Kaski District Police Office said.

He had fallen into the Kaure jungle in Puranchaur-3.

His body was sent to the West Regional Hospital, Pokhara, for an autopsy, police said.

With Pirte, at least eight persons died in paragliding accidents in and around Pokhara since the adventurous sport was launched 19 years ago.