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Death toll from freezing cold reaches 4 in Dhanusha

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jan 13, 2018-A woman, who sustained critical injuries after being burnt while sitting around the fire to keep herself warm on Thursday night, breathed her last during the course of treatment at the Janakpur Zonal Hospital on Saturday morning, taking the number of deaths due to freezing cold in Dhanusha district to four.

The deceased has been identified as Sujana Mahara, 23, of Hansapur Municipality-8, informed Mayor Ramgyan Mandal.

Similarly, Man Toriya Sah, 60, of Kamala Municipality-3, who was taken till due to biting cold, is under medication.

With the mercury plummeting, life in the district has been affected largely.

Meanwhile, the Janakpur Airport has remained out of operation for the past five days due to bad weather, police said.

 

Published: 13-01-2018 13:18

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