PARSA — A woman was killed and three other people were injured by a falling tree uprooted during a storm at local Nirmalbasti on Tuesday.
The deceased is 30-year-old Shanta Maya Shrestha of Nirmalbasti-5. Shrestha, who sustained serious injuries in the incident, died on the way to hospital.
The incident happened in the forest in the Parsa Wildlife Reserve while they were grazing goats, police said.
Those sustaining injuries are 35-year-old Dudh Maya Shrestha, 40-year-old Phutung Shrestha and 16-year-old Manila Shrestha of Nirmalbasi-5.
They are undergoing treatment at the Narayani Sub-regional Hospital, Birgunj.
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”.