Forest fire victim dies

Published On: May 11, 2023 01:08 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

RANJHA, May 11: Bhairab BK who was injured in a forest fire in the Malya forest at Aathbis Municipality-6 in Dailekh has died. BK, 55, died at Bheri Hospital in Nepalgunj on Wednesday night, said the hospital’s Medical Superintendent Dr Badri Chapagain.

Of the four fire victims brought to the hospital, BK had the worst injuries with most of his body parts burnt, he said. The condition of the remaining three is said to be critical. Other fours were receiving treatment at Medical College Teaching Hospital, Nepalgunj. Preparations were underway to transport those who are in serious condition to Kathmandu for further treatment, said Dr Chapagain. Eight of the injured people in the bushfire on Wednesday were airlifted to Nepalgunj for treatment.



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