Makawanpur: Two die of suffocation inside well

Makawanpur, September 25

Two persons have died of suffocation inside a well at Shah Party Palace in Manahari rural municipality-7 in Makawanpur district on Friday.

They had gone into the well to repair a water pump.

A team of Nepal Army retrieved the bodies from the well, Makawanpur District Police Office says. According to police, the hotel operator’s son, 30-year-old Suraj Shah, had got into the well at 9 am for repairing the water pump. After Shah failed to come out of the well, 16-year-old Utsav Nepali went into the well to check out.

After both of them failed to come out even after a long time, a local got into the well with the help of a rope. He fell unconscious after reaching up to the middle part of the well. It was at this point that the hotel operator informed the police of the incident.

The Nepal Army team immediately reached the place and found two persons dead in the well. The army team rescued the local who has been sent to the CMC Hospital at Bharatpur for further treatment.

The bodies of Shah and Nepali have been brought to Hetauda Hospital for post-mortem, police say.

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