Phungling, March 28
A 58-year-old man died after being hit by shrapnel from a hunter’s gun in Hangpang, Aathrai Tribeni rural municipality-3 of the Taplejung district of eastern Nepal.
Lalit Gurung died after being hit by the shrapnel from local Bir Bahadur Gurung’s gun, informs Inspector Kush Ram Karki at the District Police Office.
The two were in the local Kalidaha forest for hunting at around 10 pm yesterday, according to police.
Bir Bahadur has been arrested and further investigation is underway.