Mother and her two sons die in chhau shed fire in Bajura

Published On: January 9, 2019 12:45 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BAJURA, Jan 9:  BAJURA, Jan 9:  A mother and her two sons died after a fire destroyed a chhau shelter at Budinanda Municipality-9 in Bajura district on Tuesday night.

The deceased have been identified as Amba Bohora, 35, Suresh Bohora,12, and Ramit Bohora,9, of Budinanda municipality, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police Uddhav Singh Bhaat.

In yet another bad incident, the mother and her two sons lost their lives when the mother was practicing the decade-long deadly Chhaupadi tradition prevailing in Western Nepal.

Locals said that they died of smoke inhalation after the fire broke out in the chhau shed when they were in deep sleep. RSS

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