Indian worker falls to death from roof of under-construction building in Jhapa

KATHMANDU: An Indian worker died after falling from the roof of an under-construction building in Birtamod Municipality-6 of Jhapa district on Thursday.

The Jhapa District Police Office identified the deceased as Sonardin Ansari (34) of Bengal in India.

According to Police Inspector Gyan Bahadur Bista at the DPO, Ansari sustained critical injuries after he fell from the fourth storey of the building belonging to Gopi Prasai at Buttabari.

Ansari succumbed to injuries while being rushed to the Birtamod-based Man Mohan Hospital for treatment, police said.

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been handed over to his family members, Inspector Bista informed.

In a separate incident, 21-year-old Anuja Magar sustained critical injuries after getting an electric shock in Shantitole of Mechinagar Municipality-10.

It has been learned that Magar got the electric shock, which was induced from a water drawing motor.

Meanwhile, she is receiving treatment at Birta City Hospital in Birtamod.