Boy drowns, next kills self

GAUSHALA: A 10-year-old boy drowned in a river in Bagada VDC in Mahottari district on Monday night.

Raje Mahara, who had gone to graze cows, drowned in Bighi river while crossing the river, Superintendent of Police Shaurav Rana said.

Meanwhile, Basanta Sah, 28, of Rajbiraj Municipality-1 in Saptari district committed suicide by hanging in a room on Monday evening, according to the police.