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Woman dies of cold in Jumla

2022 Feb 06, 7:53, Jumla

A woman of Topla village of Tatopani Rural Municipality-8 of Jumla has died due to severe cold after being trapped in snow. According to local resident Devilal Shahi, she died on February 3 while she was going to cultivate Setak Chini, a medicinal herb, in Patan of the same village.

Devilal said that she had gone to Patan to collect the medicinal herb on February 3 when heavy snowfall took place the same night. She was found dead the next day in the jungle after a search was carried out since she did not return home. He said that the police could not reach the spot as it was a day's walk from Khalanga, the district headquarters of Jumla.


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