JHAPA — A man was killed after being struck by lightning at Indo-Nepal border area in Jhapa district on Tuesday night.
According to police, the deceased has been identified as Mahesh Lal Yadav (55) of Kachankabal Rural Municipality-1, who was returning from Suribhitta Bazaar in India after delivering milk when the incident happened.
Yadav reportedly died on the way to a hospital in Birtamod of Jhapa, informed police.Follow @gorkhapost
Narayangadh-Muglin road obstructed
CHITWAN — The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been obstructed following a landslide in Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-6 of Chitwan district, on early Thursday morning.
The road section has been obstructed following a landslide at Tope Khola on the Narayangadh-Mugling section of the highway, the District Police Office Chitwan said.
According to police it will take five to eight hours to remove the landslide debris. Landslides are frequent on this section of the highway whenever it rains as the hill slopes on the road side have been scraped in course of the road widening works.Follow @gorkhapost