Fire destroys property worth Rs 600,000 in Biratnagar

MORANG: Property worth around Rs 600,000 was reduced to ashes when a fire broke out at the shed of Niramal Karki in Biratnagar-5 on Sunday.

The fire killed four cows and four calves, police said.

The incident occurred at around 3 am.

The fire was taken under control with the help of police and locals.

Pedestrian killed

A woman died after a brack of a tree fell on her in Daraiyabasti of Biratnagar-20 on Saturday.

The deceased has been identified as Sumitra Thakuri (60) of Daraiyabasti.

The incident occurred at around 4 am.

She died while undergoing treatment at the Nobel Hospital in Biratnagar last night, said Police Inspector Jageswor Bhandari.