One burnt to death in Koshidekha of Kavre while extinguishing forest fire

KAVRE: A person who entered into a jungle to extinguish the fire was burnt to death at Koshidekha in Kavre district.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Krishnaji Adhikari said Man Prasad Pathak, 50, of Koshidekha VDC-7, who was seriously hurt in fire, died on the way to hospital. The forest fire that began on Saturday night is yet to be put out.

Meanwhile, another person has gone missing in Sunkoshi river in the district. Driver of a Tata Sumo van (Ba 4 Cha 496) who had gone to take a bath in Sunkoshi river near Kusheshowr Dumja has gone missing this afternoon. Shree Krishna Khadgi of Banepa-3 went missing, police said.