One electrocuted in Saptari village

RAJBIRAJ: A person was electrocuted in Manraja-4 in Saptari district. Bal Kumar Yadav, 50, of Manraja VDC-5 was killed due to electric shock while replacing an electric wire managed by another farmer for operating a pump set for irrigating in the fields.

Meanwhile, Nepal Electricity Authority official Lalu Sah of Bisahariya VDC-6, Saptari was injured after an electric shock while maintaining an electric cable at local Pharseth on Sunday morning. Sah is admitted to the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, according to police.