MUGU — A Yarsa picker was killed in an indiscriminate shooting by an unidentified armed group in course of collecting the prized herb in the alpine meadow in Mugu district on Tuesday night.
The deceased has been identified as Karma Nakhyal, 24, of Mangri, police said. The incident site is three days’ walk from the district headquarters.
Detailed report of the injured has yet to come as the incident site is in far-flung area where communication is also not accessible.
A group of at least a dozen armed people had indiscriminately opened fire when the Yarsa pickers were asleep in the night.
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”.