School Run In Nepal Involves Children Hovering Over River On Dangerous Cable Crossing

For the majority of families, the school run involves a short drive, walk or cycle in the morning.

But a group of children in Nepal have to use a hand-operated cable crossing over the Trishuli River to get to school every single day.

The kids, who live in the Dhaing district in central Nepal, also have to use the cable crossing if they want to go shopping or meet friends and family members.

The cable requires children to sit in a basic loop or wooden crate and move themselves along by hand.

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Children have to use the cable crossing twice a day to get to school and back

According to Barcroft, crossers have lost fingers operating the cables.

In 2010 there was an incident where five people fell into the Trishuli River. According to Nepali…

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