3 teenage girls in Nepal found dead hanging from a tree 

The girls -- two aged 16 and another 17 years -- had been missing since Saturday afternoon, Deputy Superintendent of Police Basanta Pathak said.

Published: 24th July 2022 06:35 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th July 2022 06:35 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

KATHMANDU: Three teenage girls were found dead, hanging from the same tree in Nepal's Jhapa district on Sunday, police said.

The girls -- two aged 16 and another 17 years -- had been missing since Saturday afternoon, Deputy Superintendent of Police Basanta Pathak said.

The three used to work in Sunkoshi Tea Garden.

Their bodies were found hanging from a plum tree inside the tea garden located at Pathamari near the Nepal-India border, police said.

Preliminary investigation suggests it is a case of suicide, however, a further probe is underway, they said.



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