KHOTANG — A three-year-old boy died and other sustained basic wounds after a gun kept at their home went off after it tumbled down from its place in Khotang district on Friday.
The deceased has been identified as Kaushal Rai, son of Ganga Rai, and injured as seven-year-old Rabin Rai of Nunthala – 6 of the district.
Local residents said that Kaushal died on the spot while Rabin sustained injuries on his forehead.
Police said that condition of injured Rabin is out of danger.
DSP Bidyananda Majhi of the District Police Office, Khotang, said that the incident occurred while the two brothers were playing.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe congratulates President Bhandari
KATHMANDU — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered congratulations to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on her re-assumption of office as the head-of-nation of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
In his message, Prime Minister Abe said that he looks forward to actively cooperating with President Bhandari to further strengthen the long-standing friendly relation between Japan and Nepal.
He also said that Japan welcomes the solid progress Nepal is making in strengthening democracy following the elections to the Federal Parliament and Provincial Assemblies under the new constitution.
He assured that Japan would continue to strongly support Nepal’s efforts to consolidate democracy and to ‘build back better’ from the disastrous outcomes of the earthquake.Follow @gorkhapost