Elderly man killed in Dhanding wildfire

DHADING: An elderly man was killed in a wildfire that engulfed Taule forest at Khari VDC-7 in Dhading on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Bir Bahadur Gaire (75).

It has been learned that Gaire had gone to the forest to graze cattle.

The wildfire that started since two days ago is yet to come under control, local resident Santoshi Gaire said.