Blaze claims five lives in Baglung


Five persons, including four from a same family, died when a community forest of

Kuhu VDC was engulfed in fire on Saturday.

According to District Police Office, Baglung, the deceased had gone to the forest to collect firewood.

The deceased have been identified as Mukti Prasad Gautam, 68, of Kuhu

VDC and his sons Shree Prasad, 33, Mahodatta, 17 and daughter-in-law Parbati,19, and Deumaya,36, of Kuhu VDC-8. — HNS