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Nepali migrant worker dies in Portugal


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A Nepali migrant worker, who had arrived here for foreign employment eight months ago, has passed away. Ganeshman Sarangkoti,33, of Chandranagar in Khajura rural municipality-1 of Banke passed away last Friday in his sleep.

Sarangkoti had returned home from work on Thursday night and went to sleep but was found dead in his sleep the next morning, said Rabin Adhikari, President of Non-Resident Nepali Association of Portugal.  The incident took place at Portimao city of Portugal.

He was working in a hotel in Portimao and had not returned home for the last eight years. He arrived Portugal after working in Dubai and Malta. His body has been kept in the hospital mortuary in Portimao.

At the request of the family, necessary preparations are being made to send his body to Nepal, said NRNA Portugal Chair Adhikari. A fund raising campaign has been started to collect funds to send the body to Nepal.


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