Three die in separate drowning accidents


Sep 6, 2018-

Three children died in separate drowning accidents in Bhaktapur and Parsa districts on Tuesday and Wednesday.

In Bhaktapur, a two-year-old boy died after drowning in a bucket filled with water at Jhaukhel, Changunarayan Municipality-3, on Wednesday.

Police said Patrus Shrestha, the son of Devendra Shrestha of Sindhupalchok, was rushed to Bhaktapur Hospital when his parents found him unresponsive. The boy died during the  course of medical treatment.  

In a separate incident, two boys, aged 11 and 14, died while swimming in a pond at Jyotinagar in Birgunj Metropolitan City, Parsa, on Tuesday.

Birgunj police said the bodies of Sundrashan Patel and Nitesh Patel were recovered on Wednesday.

The two boys and their friends had gone for a swim in the pond on Tuesday evening.

Published: 06-09-2018 07:29

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