Sarlahi man drowns in pond

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Janakpurdham, July 21

A 30-year-old man has drowned in a pond in Haraiya, Haripur municipality-4 of the Sarlahi district in southeastern Nepal on Tuesday night.

The deceased has been identified as Bhurkur Majhi, a local.

He was missing since last night, but his body was found in the pond this morning, DSP Madhav Prasad Budhathoki, the spokesperson for the District Police Office, says.

Police had used a fishing net to find his body.

It is not immediately known if the drowning is intentional or accidental. Further investigation is underway.

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