A woman and her daughter died after they were struck by a falling stone off a cliffin Rolpa district today.
The deceased has been identified as Sangeeta Pun (27) and her two-year-old daughter Kritika of Rolpa Municipality-9. The mother and her little daughter were hit by a boulder that fell along with a landslide debris, the District Police Office Rolpa said. It is said the mother and daughter were hit by the boulder while returning home after chasing away monkeys in the cornfield near their house. The locals had informed the police after they saw the bodies in a ravine 400 metres below the cliff. Police Inspector Santosh KC said the bodies has been taken to the District Hospital for post-mortem.
Meanwhile, 42-year-old Tirtha Lal Thapa, who was found lying in a grass field near his house at Khumel of Rolpa Municipality, has died today in course of treatment, the District Police Office Rolpa stated. He was found lying on the spot while returning home after attending a wedding feast.