2 die after being swept away by rivulet in Lamjung

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LAMJUNG: Two persons died after being swept by the flooded Pijedi Khola in the eastern part of Lamjung district on Tuesday evening.

The deceased have been identified as Sukhe Gurung (50) of Gauda-1 and his kindred Sujan Gurung (13) of Pachok-5 in the district.

The incident took place while they were crossing the rivulet, according to DSP Samir Chandra Kharel of the District Police Office, Lamjung.

Their bodies were recovered around 150 metres downstream, DSP Kharel added.