4 workers killed, 6 injured in Humla fire

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KATHMANDU: Four workers and six others were injured in a fire in Pitlang, Shreemasta VDC-1 of Humla district on Wednesday evening.

The deceased were identified as Jaya Mijar (22), Man Bahadur BK (26), Gagan Sunar (28) and Naya Sunar (40) from Lalu of Kalikot district.

Three had breathed their last on the spot, while Naya had succumbed to burn injuries during treatment.

According to police, among 10 persons who were sleeping in the shanty that caught fire, six others were injured.

The fire had started from the hearth inside the shanty.

Police further said the victims had been to the area for the construction of Ryapathri-Darma-Saali road section.