Alta, Norway: Sita Baniya, one among the three children returned home late Monday evening from University Hospital in Tromsø.
The misfortune occurred when Diwas Chhetri, 12 accidentally fell down into the water as they were playing and taking photos of each other riding bicycle. “I jumped into the water and tried to rescue Diwas. I could not know where he was”, Sita said.
Police does not exactly know how all the children fell down. “Currently we have just a guess on how the accident occurred. A theory is that one fell down and subsequently the others tried to rescue him”, said police superintendent Knut Arvid Sætermo at Alta sheriff’s office to VG.
Three Bhutanese children were found in swimming beach in Lahori in Alta, Northern Norway late afternoon Sunday. They were immediately rushed to University Hospital of North Norway (UNN) in Tromsø after they were rescued. Diwas Chhetri is still under treatment in ICU in Tromsø while Devi Chhetri is in Kalanski Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. The situation of the children is reportedly improving.
By Ramesh Gautam/BNS