Two die after being swept away by river

Published On: September 21, 2016 11:07 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

LAMJUNG, Sept 21: An elderly and a minor died after being swept by a local river in the eastern part of Lamjung district on Tuesday. 

The deceased have been identified as Sukhe Gurung, 50, of Gauda-1 and 13-year-old Sujan Gurung of Pachowk-5 in the district. 

The incident occurred while they were crossing River swollen following a heavy rainfall at noon. Their bodies were recovered from some 150 metres down the River, according to Samirchandra Kharel, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) at the District Police Office, Lamjung. 

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