PANCHTHAR — The death toll from the consumption of toxic mushroom in Panchthar district has reached 10 with the demise of Birendra Madlak of Adna-1 last night.
He was fallen ill after consuming wild mushroom on May 23 and taken to Ghopa of Dharan.
He breathed his last on the way to Amda Hospital in Damak. He was rushed to Amda Hospital for ICU after his treatment at Dharan turned in vain.
With this the death toll from the consumption of spurious mushroom in Panchthar has reached 10.
Other seven patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the east, said Deputy Superintendant of Police (DSP) at Panchthar District Police Office, Krishna Prasad Koirala.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.