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Nepali gunned down in Boston, Nepali among three dead in Korea

KATHMANDU, DEC 27 - A Nepali was shot dead in Boston, USA, on Saturday afternoon, according to, a website run by Nepali diaspora in the US.

The deceased identified as Surendra Dangol, 40, of Sankhu, Kathmandu, was shot by a criminal at a local food store in Jamaica Plain, where he was working as an employee.

Dangol had started working at the store, owned by a Pakistani citizen, a week ago, the website reported.

His body has been kept at a local hospital for investigation which will take three days, the site quoted the local police.

Dangol is survived by his wife and a 9-year-old daughter, who are living in Nepal.

He had been staying in Boston for the past three days.

Nepali among three dead in South Korea

At least three persons including a Nepali died after a fire broke out at a motel in the town of Sasan in South Korea on Sunday.

The deceased Nepali identified as Shyam Gurung died with other two in the conflagration. Gurung had been living in Korea since 2000.

Posted on: 2009-12-27 03:44