PALPA — A child, one of two missing in Kaligandaki River on Monday, found dead today.
The deceased has been identified as three-year-old Abiral Pun of Rambha rural municipality-1. Locals saw Pun’s body floating on Kaligandaki River near Siddhababa Temple.
The body has been brought to Rampur Hospital for a post-mortem. Another five-year-old Saroj Rana of the same place, who went missing along with Pun, has not been found yet. Search for Rana was underway.
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.