Two gunned down

DHANGADHI: An unidentified group of about a dozen men killed two persons and injured one member of a family at the Hasuliya VDC of the Kailali district on Thursday. It also looted Rs 12,000 in cash and other valuables from the house, District Police Office, Kailali, said. The gang entered the house of Khundu Ram Chaudhary and shot death the house owner and his son, Ganesh Chaudhary. Khundu Ram’s wife Ghisiya Devi sustained severe head injury. — HNS

Blood donation held

CHITWAN: On the occasion of the 78th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Mother and 41st National Children’s Day, people wished for their health and prospertiy by offerings at temples and shrines in Bharatpur on Friday morning. On Thursday, a blood donation program, medical check-ups for children under five and street plays were organised. —RSS

6 hurt in mishap

TRIBHUVAN NAGAR: Six persons sustained injuries when an ambulance heading towards Tulsipur from Ghorahi met with an accident at Ratanpur of Tribhuvan Municipality on Friday afternoon. The Mahendra Hospital Dang said Til Maya Chhantel, who was severely injured in the accident, has been reffered to the Medical College, Nepalgunj. — RSS

Six Maoists killed

KATHMANDU: At least six Maoists, who were on the run after attacking the temporary security base camp at Pili of Kalikot District, were killed during a clash with the security forces conducting search operation at Deuli area of Dailekh on Thursday. — RSS