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12th South Asian Games: Nepal bags another Silver medal in Wushu

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KATHMANDU — Nepal has secured one more silver medal in Wushu on the 6th day of the twelfth South Asian Games, on Wednesday.

Hari Prasad Gole bagged a silver medal for Nepal in the game held at the Rising Sun Sports Complex in Shillong.

Gole, who had scored 8.61 focuses in the first round, added 9.01 to win silver with a total score of 17.62 points in Taolu’s Taichi All-round occasion.

Gyan Das of India Singh completed first with aggregate score of 18.53, while Ramotullah Kishor of Bangladesh came third in the occasion with aggregate score of 16.81.

Nepal have gotten 22 medals so far in the twelfth SAG including one gold, six silver and 15 bronze.

Earlier on Tuesday, Wushuka Bishow Budha Magar added another silver award in Nepal’s kitty when he completed second in Taolu’s Gunshu All-round event here at the Assam Rifle Sports Complex .

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Lightning strike kills woman in Saptari





RAJBIRAJ — A woman was killed when lightning struck her in the field at Bishnupur Rural Municipality-6 in Saptari district on Saturday evening.

The victim is 50-year-old Keshari Devi Yadav, wife of Shailendra Kumar Yadav, Superintendent of Police Mukesh Kumar Singh said. She was struck by thunderbolt while picking up lentils in the field.

Another woman, Rinku Yadav who had gone together with Keshari to harvest lentil, has been injured in the incident. She is being treated at the Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zone Hospital at Rajbiraj.

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