Three die of asphyxiation in Kathmandu while cleaning well

Published On: July 28, 2016 09:51 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 28: Three people died on Thursday of asphyxiation while cleaning a well at Paiyuntar of Budhanilkantha Municipality- 19.

The deceased have been identified as Ishwar Khadka, 24, his brother Kishor, 20, and Bishal Basnet. In the beginning, Ishwor who went inside the 45 feet deep well for cleaning and his brother and Bishal followed him later as he did not come back.

Though all three were rescued alive by the police from the Metropolitan Police Sector, Kapan, they died while being taken to Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj for treatment. RSS


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