A woman died in west Rukum from pregnancy complications.
Sushila Bista, 28, of Chaurjahari municipality-12, who was expecting her fifth child, was brought to the Chaurjahari Hospital by her kin Thursday. She was suffering excessive bleeding and vomiting at the time, according to Dr Suman Rai.
During the checkup, it was found that her child had already died in the womb due to inhalation of meconium. She succumbed to complications while the doctor was preparing for cesarean-section surgery.