Pokhara—Police Constable Bal Bahadur Kunwar from Parbat district was killed during a rescue operation in Harpan Khola (stream) this morning.
A team of police was mobilized for search operation while two youth had gone missing during fishing in this stream since Monday. Kunwar was drowned into the stream as he was trying to pull a floated dead body of Lalit Pun who was one of the missing, informed District Police Office Kaski.
Kunwar was instantly rescued by other police and rushed to Gandaki Medical College (Hospital) but doctors pronounced he was no more while treating. Kunwar was one of the members of Police rescue team. Police have also recovered another dead body of Indra Pun.
Seven youths had reached Harpan Khola the day before but two of them were drowned during fishing. Then, police team was busy for search operation.