BANEPA — Two boys went missing in the Sunkoshi River of Kavrepalanchowk on Monday.
According to Superintendant of Police, Rabiraj Khadka, at Kavre District Police Office, the missing have been identified as Pradeep Pahari, 14, and Ashish Pahari, 18, of Chaurideurali rural municipality-8.
The two Pahari boys went missing from Mahadevsthan while swimming in the river. They had reached the river bank in the funeral procession of Sunil Pahari, a local villager.
A team headed by Police Inspector Kanchan Rajhal at Area Police Office, Kartikedeurali has been mobilized to search for the missing boys.
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.