RAJBIRAJ: Three people died in separate incidents in Saptari district on Monday.
A three-year-old girl drowned in a pond near her house. She is Muni Kumari Yadav, daughter of Santosh Kumar Yadav, a resident of Mahadewa VDC-6. The child had gone with other children older than herself to the pond for swimming.
In another incident, 60-year-old Ram Prasad Mandal of Belhi Chapena VDC-1 died due to electrocution. He received the electric shock while turning on the water pump for irrigating the paddy field.
Forty-five year old Rabindra Mishra of Benaras, India committed suicide by jumping into a drum containing heated tar. The tar was made ready for black-topping the Portaha section of the East-West highway, police said.