Scores of people offer condolence messages to deceased Koirala on social media

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ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATHPeople gather around the body of former Prime Minister Sushil Koirala in Kathmandu, Nepal, February 9, 2016. Former Nepali Prime Minister Koirala died on February 9, 2016, his aides said. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Kathmandu: Scores of people have offered condolences to the family of former Nepalese prime minister Sushil Koirala on social media after his untimely demise on Tuesday morning.

According to The Himalayan Times, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa also expressed his sympathy towards the demise of Koirala in his tweet.

UCPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal also extended his condolences to Koirala on Tuesday.

Dahal said that Koirala’s demise is an irreparable loss to the party and entire country.

Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sushil Koirala died of cardiac arrest after suffering from a bout of pneumonia in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. He was 76. (ANI)