121 fuel tankers enter from southMore than 10 dozen fuel tankers entered Nepal from various border points in the south on Sunday.
More than 10 dozen fuel tankers entered Nepal from various border points in the south on Sunday.
The cargo trucks have gradually trickled in over the past few days from the major customs points along the Nepal-India border, except the Birgunj-Raxaul crossing. Indian authorities stopped the supply of essentials after a violent incident in Birgunj where an Indian national was killed in police firing on November 2.
Also on Sunday, 44 fuel tankers—31 carrying diesel and 13 LPG bullets—entered Nepal from the Sunauli-Bhairahawa border point, Bhairahawa customs office said.
According to Jamunaha Area Police Office, 31 fuel tankers entered Nepal from the Nepalgunj-Rupaidiha border point. According to police, 24 diesel tankers, three carrying petrol, three carrying aviation fuel and one with kerosene crossed into Nepal.
Similarly, 27 fuel tankers—18 diesel, five petrol and four LPG bullets—entered Nepal from the Biratnagar-Jogbani border point. Likewise, 17 fuel tankers, including 14 carrying diesel, entered Nepal from Trinagar customs point, Kailali Customs Office said.
Our correspondent from Kakadbhitta in Jhapa said that only two LPG bullets and 60 other cargo trucks crossed into Nepal from the eastern border on Sunday.
(With inputs from our local correspondents)