CHITWAN — Two persons were killed when a tanker plunged into Trishuli River along Narayangadh-Muglin road section early this morning.
The accident took place when the tanker (Ba 4 Kha 6953) heading towards Pokhara from Chitwan carrying milk collided with a truck (Na 7 Kha 4314) coming from opposite direction at Gaighath and plunged into the river,according to the District Police Office, Chitwan.
The deceased have been identified as tanker driver Santa Bahadur Kumal, 30, of Kolhuwa of Nawalparasi and his nephew Lila Kumal, 22.
Superintendent of Police, Deepak Thapa, said that bodies of both persons have been taken out from the river.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.