Kailali minor crushed to death

DHANGADHI: A minor was killed and three of a family were injured when a tree fell over a house at Trishakti Municipality-7 in Kailali district on Monday.

Akash Chaudary (10) was crushed to death while he was inside the house at Madhuban Kamaya Camp in Bhajani of the Municipality.

According to the Kailali District Police Office, Anita Chaudary (32), her four-year-old daughter Ranjita and eight-month-old son Suvash were injured in the incident.

Police said the injured are receiving treatment at the Dhangdhi-based Seti Zonal Hospital.

Similarly, in another rain-triggered incident in Darchula, a VDC employee had died after falling off a cliff in Rapla VDC.

The deceased has been identified as 49-year old Chait Singh Budathoki of Rapla VDC-2 in the district.

Police said Budathoki slipped and fell off the cliff on his way to office.

He had used an alternative route after the regular route was obstructed by a flood.