HETAUDA — Three persons were killed when lightning struck them at Manahari rural municipality-2 and Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City-16 in Makawanpur district on Sunday night.
The deceased have been identified as Bhimlal Syangtan, 30, of Manahari rural municipality-2, his three-year-old daughter, Bimala, and Krishna Bahadur Balami, 60, of Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City-16, said Deputy Superintendent of Police at the District Police Office, Dilipraj Jha.
Similarly, critically injured Salina Shrestha, 15, of Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City, has been referred to Chitwan Medical College, from Hetauda Hospital, for further treatment.
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.