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.
Mid-Hill highway opens door of prosperity: Minister Adhikari
GALKOT- Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said that the Mid-Hill highway had opened the door of prosperity.
He added that the highway was easing the transportation service of the hilly people.
Inaugurating the Badigad Festival and Nwagi Fair-2075 BS here in Baglung district on Saturday, Minister Adhikari stressed on preserving and promoting the domestic cultures to strengthen the nationality and create harmony among the people.
The festival organizer committee coordinator Tika Paija shared that the festival was organized to preserve domestic culture and promote local tourism.
The festival will run until November 25.