Fire claims one in Jhapa

Surunga (Jhapa), Feb 1: A person from Gherabari-6 in Jhapa district died today morning being burnt in blaze.

The deceased has been identified as Chandra Bahadur Rumba, 50.

The incident took place when Rumba was sitting around the fire at the house of a neighbour, Phulmaya Meche, according to Area Police Office, Rajgadh, Jhapa.

Rumba, who was drunk at that time, stumbled to fire and burnt to death, said Bharat KC, Chief of Area Police Office, Rajgadh.