Two injured as man sets himself on fire in PokharaBoth the injured are undergoing treatment at Pokhara Academy of Health Sciences.
Two persons sustained burn injuries in Pokhara on Sunday afternoon in a suicide attempt.
43-year-old Krishna Bahadur Chhetri, currently living in Pokhara Metropolis-13, was injured after he set himself on fire. Chhetri’s landlord Sangeeta Sapkota was injured while trying to save him.
Police Inspector Subash Timilsina of Kaski District Police Office said they were taken to Pokhara Academy of Health Sciences for treatment. Timilsina said they are yet to know why Chhetri attempted suicide.
If you or someone you know is considering suicide, please contact the following helplines.
Nepal Mental Hospital suicide hotline: 1166
Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital suicide prevention hotline: 9840021600:
Patan Hospital crisis helpline for suicide prevention: 9813476123
The Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation: 16600102005