CHITWAN — An elderly man receiving treatment at Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan has committed suicide by jumping from the hospital building, the police said.
The deceased has been identified as Dhanraj Subba, 52, of Jagatpur in Chitwan, and the reason of his suicide is yet to be known.
Subba was admitted to the hospital on March 3 for pancreatitis and took his own life by jumping off the window of a hospital toilet at around 5:30 pm on Sunday, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Prabhu Prasad Dhakal.
He breathed his last in the course of treatment, he said. His body has been kept in the hospital.Follow @gorkhapost
7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision
DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.
The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.
Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.Follow @gorkhapost