BHAKTAPUR — A boy died after being struck by lightning at Bhaktapur on Monday.
Surendra Bel Tamang,17, of Hari Gadi Municipality-5, a labourer at Changunarayan-8-based brick kiln, died while undergoing treatment after being struck by lightning, according to Metropolitan Police Office Jagati.
DSP Dipak Shrestha said that Tamang was taking shelter under a makeshift hut inside the brick kiln premises when the incident occurred.
Sanjali Yonjan, 17, of Phaparbaru Rural Municipality-5, Makwanpur was also injured in the incident.
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.