Housewall collapses killing septuagenarian, his grandson in Baglung

POKHARA: Two persons died after a wall of their house collapsed in Badagaun of Galkot Municipality-9 in Baglung district on Thursday night.

The deceased have been identified as local resident Jay Bahadur BK (74) and his grandson Bibek BK (13).

The rear wall of the house, weakened by the incessant rain, suddenly collapsed and fell on BK duo killing them on the spot, at around 1:00 am today, according to the Western Regional Police Office, Pokhara.

They were the only people residing at the house, said police.

The teenager BK had returned to the house after watching TV in his relative’s house last night, at around 11:00 pm. When their relatives and neighbours didn't see them awake till late morning, they went to check the house only to find the duo dead under the rubble of collapsed wall.

Police with the help of locals recovered the bodies from the incident site and sent to the Harichaur-based Galkot Primary Health Centre for postmortem,

Meanwhile, the investigation into the case is underway, said police.