Woman succumbs to burn injuries in Mahottari

MAHOTTARI: A woman, who sustained burn injuries while working in the kitchen, died in course of treatment on Wednesday.

According to the Janakpur Zonal Hospital, the deceased has been identified as Soniya Devi Sharma (20) of Bharatpur-1, in the district.

Sharma was injured when her clothes caught fire from the firewood while cooking food in her house.

She was with her one-year-old daughter at the time of the incident, Police Inspector Shambhu Pokharel informed.

The body has been kept at the Janakpur Zonal Hospital for autopsy.