DOLAKHA — A man died and a woman sustained critical wounds in a Khukuri attack at Mirge-5 of Chilaunekharka, Dolakha district.
The deceased has been identified as Keshav Dahal (54) and injured as his better half Sita Dahal, according to the District Police Office, Dolakha.
Police said that Amar Bahadur Tamang Lama had attacked the couple at around 6:30 am today.
Lama is on the run after the incident, police said.
The cause behind the attack is yet to be established.
Police said that they are looking into the case.
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”.