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Fire in Taplejung: One woman killed, one injured

Fire in Taplejung

A woman has died and a teenager has been injured in a fire that broke out in Fungling Municipality-4 of Taplejung district.

The deceased has been identified as Chulimaya Limbu, 67. Her granddaughter Revina Limbu, 16, was injured. Shee is undergoing treatment at the hospital.

According to District Police Chief Bal Narasingh Rana, Chulimaya was injured when a gas cylinder exploded. She was also suffering from asthma. The police team rescued him and took her to the hospital. She died during the treatment, ‘Rana told Media.

The fire broke out in a two-story house at around 8:25 this morning. The house has been damaged.