More than a dozen have died due to a viral fever outbreak in Mugu. Children and elderly are suffering from cough and cold, pneumonia and viral fever in the district. The viral fever has spread excessively in Gamtha, Righa, Ratapani, Kotdada, Shreekot and the surroundings. As temperature dips, the number of people suffering from fever is increasing significantly.
Police on Saturday arrested a cadre linked to Biplav-led Communist Party Nepal (CPN) in a search and sweep operation launched after a Nepali Congress candidate was injured in a booby trap in the district.