Bhairahawa, June 18
Three teenagers drowned while swimming in Suraikhola, Shivaraj Municipality, Kapilvastu, on Tuesday. Police have identified the deceased as Ashish Bhattarai, 16, Kaniranjan Bhusal, 17, and Sumit Sunar, 18, of Bijayanagar Rural Municipality.
“As it was too hot, four youths had entered the river for a swim. Three of them died when they reached the deep part of the river,” said Inspector Yonjan Tamang of Chandrau Ward Police Office, adding that police had extracted the bodies.
A version of this article appears in print on June 19, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.