Sleeping Saptari sexagenarian killed in fire

RAJBIRAJ: An elderly woman died of burn injuries Saturday midnight in Saptakoshi Municipality-4 of Saptari district.

Police identified the deceased as 60-year-old Bhutkun Devi Rajak.

The Phattepur Area Police Office said the elderly died on the spot after a kerosene lamp sparked fire into the bed while she was asleep.

Meanwhile, police said they are looking into the case.