Man burnt alive

KATHMANDU: An unidentified person died after a parked minibus (Ba 1 Kha 8068) in which he was sleeping caught fire, near New Colony of Dhobighat, Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City on Thursday morning. The fire had completely destroyed the minibus. According to the Metropolitan Police Office, as many as eight vehicles auctioned by banks had been parked there for the past few months However, the cause of the fire has yet to be ascertained. Likewise, two motorcycles, with registration numbers Ba 44 Pa 3864 and Ba 52 Pa 1297, parked at Sanchaya Chowk, Kathmandu-29 caught fire and were destroyed on Wednesday. Police put out the fire with the help of  locals.