Khajura: Two girls died after being drowned while summing in the Rapti River in Banke.
They breathed their last after being drowned in the Sidhaniyaghat river at Duduwa Rural Municipality-4 on Tuesday evening. A group of six persons, including both the girls had reached the river banks for picnic purpose.
Sharad Chaudhari, 29, of Kohalpur Municiplaity-2 and Sarita Chaudhary, 25, of Nepalgunj Sub-metropolis-12, Koreanpur died while swimming in the river, said Spokesperson of District Police Office, Banke, DSP Ram Prasad Gharti Magar.
Police investigation into the incident is underway, it is said.