20-year-old girl shot dead in Doti

DOTI: An unidentified person shot dead a girl in Doti on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Mina Saud (20) of Pachnali VDC-6 in the district.

According to a local, the incident took place when Saud was cooking noodles in her kitchen.

Saud, who was studying at Dhangadhi, had come home a week ago in vacation.

It has been learned that locals had rushed towards the house soon after hearing the sound of  gunfire and found her collapsed in the kitchen.

Saud, who was critically injured after receiving a bullet to her right hand, breathed her last on the way to the Sujaung Hospital, Rajpur.

Her body has been kept at the Doti District Hospital for postmortem.

Police said that they are investigating into the case.