PYUTHAN — Five people died on the spot and more than 20 people are severely injured when a bus they were travelling in met an accident in Baddada, Pyuthan on early Sunday.
The ill-fated bus (Na 4 Kha 1876) heading to Swargadwari, Pyuthan from Mahendranagar met with an accident at Baddada, according to police.
Only the death of Bir Bahadur Tharu, Bus driver from Kailali, Chaumala has been identified and police is investigating about other identifications.
Among the injured, four of them have been taken to Butwal and rest others are ongoing treatment at district hospital, Pyuthan.
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.