Youth electrocuted to death

Published On: January 8, 2019 05:23 PM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, Jan 8: A youth has been electrocuted to death at Bagmati municipality along the East-West Highway in the district on Tuesday.

According to police, 31-year-old Santosh Shrestha of Bagmati municipality-11 died due to electric shock while he was pumping water from the Bagmati Irrigation canal, said Area Police Office, Hariwan.

Critically injured Shrestha passed away while being rushed to Hariwan-based Swabhiman Hospital.  

His body has been taken to District Hospital, Malangawa, said police.

Meanwhile, a cyclist has sustained critical injuries after being hit by a motorcycle in Hariwan Municipality-6.

The injured is 56-year-old Ram Bahadur Mahato.

Police said they have taken motorcyclist involved in the incident under control and are investigating the case.

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