Kathmandu : An employee of Achham Bayalpata Hospital who set himself on fire on Monday morning has died.
Siddharth Auji, 27, who set his body on fire at the hospital premises, was taken to Kohalpur Medical College after he could not be treated in Achham. Ward Chairman Prem Raj Sharma of Safebagar Municipality-6 informed that he died at around 3 in the afternoon.
Chief District Officer Punya Bikram Poudel informed that Auji had set fire to his own body at around 9 in the morning after receiving information from the hospital.
According to Mayor Kul Bahadur Kunwar of Sanphebgar Municipality, 33 people including him were given three months notice to be released from the service.
Auji is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.