On-duty painter falls off new house, dies at hospital

KATHMANDU: A man died after falling off the third floor while painting a newly constructed house near Durganagar Colony in Nagarjun Municipality-9 of Kathmandu on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as 40-year-old Ram Rai of Damak, who was currently residing at Syuchatar, police said.

Rai, who got severely injured in the fall, was rushed to the Bir Hospital for treatment. However, he died at the health facility during treatment.