Forest fire victim succumbs

Bhairab BK who was injured in a forest fire in the Malya forest at Aathbis Municipality-6 in Dailekh has succumbed. BK, 55, died at Bheri Hospital in Nepalgunj on Wednesday night, said the hospital chief medical superintendent Dr Badri Chapagain.

Of the four fire victims brought to the hospital, most body parts of BK were burnt, he said. The condition of the remaining three is said to be serious. Other fours were receiving treatment at Medical College Teaching Hospital, Nepalgunj. Preparations were underway to transport those who are in serious condition to Kathmandu for further treatment, said Dr Chapagain. Eight of the injured people in the bushfire on Wednesday were airlifted to Nepalgunj for treatment.

Source: National News Agency Nepal