BHAKTAPUR — At least five people injured when a house went collapse due to incessant rain at Suryabinayak municipality-10, Chittapole Khulal village on Wednesday evening.
Bhaktapur Metropolitan Police Range confirmed that five members of a family sustained injuries with the demolition of the house of a local Bidur Thapa.
The injured are Pashupati Thapa, 50, Sharada Thapa, 21, Umesh Thapa, 19, Roshan Thapa, 21, and Sarina Thapa, 20, confirmed Information Officer of the Range Police Inspector Madan KC.
All injured are undergoing treatment at Dhulikhel Hospital in Kavre. None of the injured are serious.
Loss amounting to Rs 1.3 million was incurred in the incident. Further investigation into the incident is on, police said.
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.