Mahottari, March 20
A teenage boy died while swimming in a pond in the Matihani municipality-7 of the Mahottari district.
The deceased has been identified as Suman Thakur (18) of Musarnia rural municipality-3. Three people had gone swimming in the pool and one of them drowned, according to police.
The locals had rescued Thakur but he died while undergoing treatment at a local health facility.
Meanwhile, a young man who had submerged in a pond in Gauriga of Mahottari rural municipality-5 died last night while undergoing treatment.
The deceased has been identified as Rakesh Paswan (25) of the district, says DSP Prakash Bista. Paswan had gone to bathe in a pond in the village on Saturday evening after playing Holi but drowned.
He was rescued by the locals and rushed to Janakpur Provincial Hospital for treatment, where he passed away.