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Fire breaks out at Karnali Academy of Health Sciences building, destroys property worth Rs 30mln

Gorkha Post



JUMLA — Property worth Rs 30 million was destroyed after a fire broke out in the OPD Building of the Jumla-based Karnali Academy of Health Sciences early Saturday morning.

The inferno destroyed the research center and laboratory as well as equipment used for x-ray, ultrasound and dental endoscopy, and its pharmacy completely, according to DSP Bishnu Hari Koirala of the District Police Office, Jumla. No human causality has been reported so far.

The fire occurred at 2:15 am today but the reason of the incident is not affirmed yet, said Hospital’s Director Dr Jabed Ahamad Khan.

The fire was brought under control within an hour of the incident with the help of the fire engine of Chandannath Municipality.


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Two died and eight injured in accident

Pratigya Waiju



KATHMANDU—Today morning, Two died and eight injured when the microbus (Ba 3 Kha 4042) and minibus (Lu 1 Kha 4194)   collided each other in Myagade Rural Municipality-4 of Tanahu district.

Police has identified the deceased as Chija Kumari Batas of 50 and Saraswati Kunawar of 35.

The injured passengers of Microbus are identified as microbus driver Tul Bahadur BK, Sabila Khan Namuk Miya, Chandra Bhandari, Bindu Maya Thapa, Kamala Sura and Satyakala Neupane.

The cause of the accident is not identified yet.

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