New Delhi: Sonu Jaiswal, a thirty-five-year-old man killed on Sunday Nepal crash was a liquor store owner. He was among the five Indians killed in a plane crash in Nepal on Sunday.
According to his relatives, Sonu Jaiswal had gone to Nepal to pay obeisance at the famed Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu after his wish for a son was fulfilled around six months ago.
He had gone to Nepal with his three friends who were also killed in the tragic plane crash.
Also, at the time when the tragic incident happened, Sonu Jaiswal was live on Facebook and the incident was captured on screen.
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Soon after the news about the death reached Chak Jainab village in the Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh, which left villagers shocked.
Sonu Jaiswal who had two daughters took the vow to visit Lord Pashupatinath Temple if he had a son, said relative and village head Vijay Jaiswal.
Sonu and his friends had gone to Nepal on January 10th and were set to return back on Tuesday.
Sonu Jaiswal was the owner of a beer shop in the district after paragliding in the popular tourist hub of Pokhra.
Sonu’s friends were identified as Abhishek Kushwaha (25), Vishal Sharma (22), and Anil Kumar Rajbhar (27).
While the fifth Indian killed in the plane crash was identified as Sanjay Jaiswal.
At least 68 passengers and four crew members were killed after the Yeti Airlines passenger plane crashed on Sunday in central Nepal’s resort city of Pokhara.
The airline spokesperson said they have no information about any survivors.
While Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said officials have been directed to coordinate with the Ministry of External Affairs to bring the body of the victims to the state.
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