Teen boy drowns in Kanchanpur

KANCHANPUR: A teenager drowned in an irrigation canal while swimming in the district. The seventeen year old Bibek Thapa of Bangaon, Bhimdattanagar Municipality drowned when he and his friends had dived into the Mahakali River irrigation canal for swimming on the way home after attending tuition classes.

Locals and police found Thapa´s body in the canal after a two-hour after the incident. The body has been sent to the Mahakali Zonal Hospital for post-mortem, police said.