Fire claims life of Bhutanese refugee in Damak-based Beldangi camp

DAMAK: A Bhutanese refugee died after the fire that broke out on Monday night gutted the house he was residing in Beldangi Bhutanese Refugee Camp in at Damak Municipality-3 of Jhapa district.

According to Jhapa District Police Office's spokesperson Rakesh Thapa, the refugee has been identified as Deshman Rai, 60, of House No. 325 of Sector D4.

Rai was also a patient of paralysis.

Police said that property worth Rs 800,000 including one tola of gold, Rs 300,000 in cash and other household goods were gutted in the fire.