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Two die of lighting in Tanahun

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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.

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4 held with illegal pharmaceutical drugs

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SUNSARI — Police have arrested four people in possession of illegal pharmaceutical drugs at Dharan on Sunday.

Albert Gurung and Anish Tamang of Munal Chowk in Dharan-10, Nawaraj Gurung of Dharan-15 and Arun Chaudhary of Khanar in Itahari-11 were arrested on charge of smuggling and selling the illegal pharmaceutical drugs, according to the police.

The police arrested the accused during a routine check at Dharan-based Tinkune checkpost. The police have also recovered 630 ampules of nitrazepam, 140 ampules of nitrasone and seven bottles of dilex from the detainees.

The arrestees have been kept under the police custody for further investigation.

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