PANCHTHAR — Three persons of a single family from Phalelung Rural Municipality-8 in the district fell sick after consuming wild mushroom.
Those falling sick are Birkha Bahadur Khajum, 62, his son Bhawani Khajum, 44 and daughter-in-law Raj Kumari Khajum, 40.
As their treatment was not possible in the District Hospital, they have been referred to Dharan-based hospital today, said Deputy Superintendent of Police, Bam Dev Gautam, from District Police Office
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.