A couple observing the death rituals of their family member has died in a fire incident at Chyangring, Madi Municipality-5 in Sankhuwasabha district. The incident took place on Thursday night.
Those killed in the incident are 47-year-old Rajendra Babu Dahal and 44-year-old Kamala Bhandari Dahal, said Netra Prasad Dahal, the chairperson of Madi Municipality-5. The Dahal couple was observing the death ritual of 84-year-old Krishna Prasad Dahal who died seven days ago. He is Rajendra's father.
Kamala died on the spot while Rajendra breathed his last on the way to hospital at local Okharbote Bazar.
Source: National News Agency Nepal