Kathmandu, July 20
Four persons died after reportedly consuming toxic liquor in the Baglung district of the Gandaki province. Two others are seriously taken ill.
The deceased have been identified as Dipendra Pun (21), Dudh Bahadur Rana (39), Rekh Bahadur Rana (51), and Prabin Gharti (30), workers of a local drinking water project at Malma, Galkot municipality-7 of the district.
All of them breathed their last while undergoing treatment at the Dhaulagiri Hospital after begin ill, informs the District Police Office.
Khem Raj Gharti (38) and Rabindra Pun (26) are undergoing treatment at the same hospital.
These workers had reportedly bought some local liquor from a shop. Meanwhile, police have arrested the shopkeeper for further investigation.