KATHMANDU — Two people were killed and more than 25 people were injured in a bus accident in Pharping of Dakshinkali Municipality-4 on Thursday morning.
The bus, Ba 1 Kha 9999, was heading to Kathmandu from Pharping when the accident took place.
The deceased have been identified as 42 year-old Manju Basnet of Dakshinkali Municipality-5 and 25-year-old Sunil Shrestha of ward no five. Accordig to police, the two died while they were being taken to Vayodha Hospital.
Accoring to Police Constable Shree Maya Tamang of Area Police Office, Pharping, among the injured in the incident, 14 are receiving treatment at Pharping-based Manamoham Hospital while the remaining others have been referred to Vayodha Hospital, Balkhu.
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.