Four members of a family die of suffocation at Bheri Hospital

SURKHET: Four members of a single family died of suffocation at the Bheri Hospital on Thursday.

Chief District Officer of Banke Surya Bahadur Khatri said that the deceased have been identified as office assistant at the Bheri Hospital Dharma Prasad Bhattarai, his three-month-old son Eksan, sister Kali Bhattarai and mother-in-law Kokila.

Police said that the victims died of suffocation due to smoke from the fire they burnt to keep his son warm.

Sushila Bhattarai, Dibash Bhattarai and Narendra Bhattarai, who were found unconscious, are receiving treatment at the Bheri Hospital.

They had been staying in one of the rooms of the hospital.


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