24 Nepalis die in a month

DOHA: The number of Nepalis employed in Gulf countries dying unnatural deaths is increasing, according to a report.

Twenty-four Nepalis working in Qatar have died of unnatural causes between from May 1 to June 5. According to a list made available by the Nepalese embassy, most of the deaths occurred due to road accidents and health-related problems.

Yadav Dhakal died due to kidney failure while Amrit Bahadur Basnet, Ram Naresh Pandit, Gagan Tharu, Jhamak Bahadur Thapa, Saran Limbu, Sanu Kanchha Acharya, Ram Bahadur KC, Shatrughan Chaudhary and Bheshraj Rai died due to cardiac arrest and respiratory diseases.

Kedar Joshi died after falling from an under-construction high-rise building while Pheku Mandal and Kesi Prasad Limbu died due to cardiac arrest. Khadga Shrestha died due to electrocution and Durga Prasad Shrestha was killed in a road accident.

Karna Bahadur Yadav and Muktinath Ghimire committed suicide. The list states that Dipendra Bhandari, Kul Bahadur Bhandari, Dinesh Safi and Jeet Bahadur Makhim died due to heart attack in May.

Kari Charan Chaudhari and Yadav Kumar Shrestha died due to heart attack while Nani Chhori Maharjan died in a road accident in the first week of June, the report states.