JANAKPURDHAM, Aug 4: Twenty-six year old Sunitadevi of Dhanushadham was killed when a tractor and a truck collided at Hariharpur VDC of Dhanusha this morning. Tractor driver Parva Mahato was seriously injured in the accident. The truck driver has been absconding. Police have impounded the truck.
In Damauli, five passengers were injured when a Kathmandu bound bus from Pokhara met with an accident at Dharapani of Khairenitar VDC of Tanahu last evening. The injured are being treated in Setiganga Community hospital in Dulegauda, police said. Police said the bus skidded off the road and fell 20 metres down from the road.
In Mahottari, a woman was killed on the spot as a tractor with Bolbam pilgrims and truck with the registration number Na 2 Kha 8627 collided each other at a place 15 kilometer east of Dhalkebar in Dhanusha district at 3:00 am today.
Sunita Devi Mahoto, 20, of Govindapur died on the spot, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police at Chhinnamasta Battalion, Sita Sharan Kantha.
However, detailed information on the incident is yet to be garnered.
In Lekhnath, a youth has drowned and another injured seriously while swimming in the Bijayapur river in Pokhara.
Dawa Tamang of some 17 years was found unconscious by the police and taken to hospital but in vain.
However, his friend Sagar Bhandari, 16, has been undergoing treatment in the Western Regional Hospital.
According to Sub Inspector of Police at Ward Police Office, Rambazaar, the dead Tamang was a permanent resident of Hetauda and a conductor in Pokhara-Kathmandu microbus. He was currently living with his sister at Lakeside, Pokhara.
The police had rescued them after the locals informed on the incident.