Sunsari man falls off tree to death

BHOJPUR: A man died after falling off a tree in Bhokraha of Sunsari district on Sunday.

Shiva Sharad Mehata (50), a permanent resident of Bhokraha-4, had climbed up the burflower tree (Neolamarckia cadamba) to cut down its branches to use them as silage.

Critically injured in the accident, Mehata was rushed to the Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences.

But, he breathed his last there while undergoing treatment, according to the Sunsari District Police Office.