Nepal: 513 workers die abroad since July 2019, 221 hospitalised abroad

Author: Inju Dhakal, Kharbarhub (Nepal), Published on: 25 February 2020

"Foreign employment woes: 513 die in 7 months," 24 Feb 2020

In the first 7 months of the running fiscal year 513 migrant laborers from Nepal [died abroad]...

[In Malaysia] 140 youths...  lost their lives.

In Saudi Arabia ... 120 Nepali migrant laborers have lost their lives... 86 Nepali lost their lives in Qatar... 80 died in the United Arab Emirates.

Kuwait... has the record of the death of 25 persons...

[In South Korea] 9 Nepali lost their lives... Bahrain has the death toll record of 6 Nepali workers...

[Deen Bandhu Subedi, of the Department of Foreign Employment said] language, climate, road accidents are major causes of death...

221 youths... are also struggling for their lives in foreign hospital beds.

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