Kathmandu : Another former Gurkha soldier has died in the UK from coronavirus (Covid-19) infection.
Karna Bahadur Rai, 77, died while undergoing treatment at Maidstone Hospital in Maidstone, UK. Rai, who had a permanent home in Mauwakhola village of Taplejung district, was living in the UK with his son and daughter.
Rai, who did not have any serious problem, had been taking citamole at home due to headache. He was taken to hospital with respiratory problems.
He was kept on a ventilator due to lung problems but was pronounced dead at the hospital.
So far, 52 Nepalis have lost their lives in the UK from Corona, according to NRNA UK. Most of them are Bhupu Gurkha soldiers.