Three die of severe cold

Nawalparasi, November 16:

Three persons living in a camp set up for people displaced by flood in Nawalparasi died of cold yesterday while five others are critically ill.

Those who died of cold are 55 year old Dil Bahadur Pariyar, 50 year old Gohaba Majhi and 65 year old Maliram Majhi of Rajahar VDC 3 Piprahar, said former president of Majhi Musahar Bote Welfare Council Nawalparasi, Amar Bahadur Majhi.

Gunji Majhi, Prem Pariyar, Pabitra Singh Thakuri, Buddhi Bal Rana and Dhan Raj Tharu’s wife have fallen critically sick, he added.

One thousand one hundred fifty eight people of 204 familis of Piprahar and Laugai, who were displaced by the flooding Narayani river, are living in temporary camps.

Nawalparasi Chief district officer Govinda Khanal said he came about the news through media person and that he would inspect the area tomorrow.