TANAHUN — A girl and a woman from the same neighbourhood were killed and another injured after being struck by lightning last night.
The thunderbolt struck the house of Khem Rana at Kanhunshivapur VDC – 7 of the district the last night njuring his 18 and 20 – year-old daughters, Gulabi Rana and Mausami Rana.
Mausami died while undergoing treatment at 11 pm at Damauli hospital while her younger sister with serious injuries was rushed to Pokhara for additional treatment.
The lighting also struck another house in the same neighbourhood killing Animaya Thapa, 55. Thapa died on the way to the hospital.
The lighting also killed four cows and three lambs belonging to Rishiram Thapa of the same locality, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Surendra Bahadur Gurung, of District Police Office, Tanahun.
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”.