RUPANDEHI — A mother and her son died after they were struck by a lightning in Rupandehi on Thursday.
The deceased have been identified as Shubhawati Dhawal and her son Ramkesh of Mainhiya VDC-4.
The incident happened while they were working at their paddy field at around 8 pm yesterday.
Truly injured in the occurrence, the couple inhaled their last in course of treatment at the Bhairahawa-based Medical College, educated the District Police Office, Rupandehi.
Police said that two others were also injured in the incident. The injured have been identified as Sonmati Bhar (65) and Pradeep Dhawal.
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”.