PALPA — Two children have gone missing in Kali Gandaki River near Hungi of Rambha Rural Municipality-1 in Palpa district.
Police said that they were missing from Monday afternoon while swimming.
Information Officer of District Police Office, Palpa, Binod Ghimire said that five-year-old Saroj Rana and four-year-old Abiral Pun of Hungi village are missing in the river.
The issue came to notice only after their friend informed the locals about the incident.
Police said that a search for the missing boys has been started from this morning.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.