Cold spell claimed 60 in east this year: Police

Published on 31 Jan 2013 View Original

Sixty persons died due to cold this winter in the Eastern Development Region, data from the regional Police Office shows.

RSS reported that 37 persons died in Saptari, 13 in Siraha, seven in Jhapa, two in Udayapur and one in Panchthar, According to the report, 34 of the deceased were men, 24 women, and two children.