DAMAK, April 23: Two boys died in separate accidents in Jhapa district on Thursday. The District Police Office informed that a teenage boy drowned in a pond at Budharbare while another got crushed by tree branch at Kamal.
Nitesh Poudel, 13, from Buddhashanti-3 died while swimming in a fish pond on Thursday evening. His friend Sujan Chauhan, 14, was however rescued by the locals. He has been receiving treatment at a local Living Hope Hospital.
Similarly, eight-year-old Yojal Rai from Sitapuri of Kamal Rural Municipality-5 was hit to death by a tree branch. While he was collecting firewood with his father, a tree branch broken with storm hit him so severely that he breathed his last soon after he was reached to Damak Hospital, according to Area Police Office, Damak.