India — A person died on the spot while two others were injured seriously when a huge stone fell on them from a cliff above as they were extinguishing forest fire in Bhanjo-1 of the district.
In the incident that took place on Wednesday morning, Ram Kumar Rai, 55, of Banjho-1 was killed while Ranjit Rai, 23 and Bhadra Maya Rai, 50 were injured, according to the Area Police Office, Mangalbare.
Meanwhile, fire engulfed 42 houses at Inaruwa VDC of Saptari district this morning.
The fire that broke out from a cowshed of Dhaneshwro Mandal spread to 42 houses belonging to 22 households.
The first destroyed properties worth Rs 4.5 million, said the police.