DHANUSHA, June 13: The Province 2 government has decided to provide financial assistance of Rs 100,000 each to the families of the five children who drowned in a pond located at Mukhiyapatti Musaharniya Rural Municipality-6 of the district.
AUTAHAT, July 31: Two siblings drowned in a ditch at a brick kiln in Chandrapur municipality-8, Dumariya, on Wednesday. The deceased have been identified as Anis Shah, 11, and his eight-year-old sister Kalpana Sah.
KASKI, June 30: A child has drowned while swimming in a pond with his friends. The incident took place on Saturday evening. Nischal Thapa,11, of Kilchowk in Myade Rural Municipality of Tanahu died on the spot in the incident.
DOLPA, June 24: Two teenage boys died after drowning in Bheri River on Monday. The deceased have been identified as 13-year-old Birbahadur Nepali and 14-year-old Bimal Nepali of Lha village at Tripurasundari municipality in Dolpa.
KAILALI, July 4: Two children from Gauriganga municipality-11, Kailali who had drowned in the Kaitani River died in the course of treatment. Those deceased have been identified as Sachin Bhul (8) and Aman Chaudhary (12).
KAPILVASTU, Sept 11: Two women drowned in a local rivulet in Kaplivastu district. The deceased have been identified as Indrawati Yadav, 33, and Rima Kohar, 15, of Yashodhara rural municipality-2 in the district, said police.
RAUTAHAT, Aug 5: Four children drowned in Rautahat district Saturday in open pits that were dug up for road construction and subsequently abandoned without filling them up. The deceased are all girls age 9 to 12.