JHAPA — A man was killed after being struck by lightning at Indo-Nepal border area in Jhapa district on Tuesday night.
According to police, the deceased has been identified as Mahesh Lal Yadav (55) of Kachankabal Rural Municipality-1, who was returning from Suribhitta Bazaar in India after delivering milk when the incident happened.
Yadav reportedly died on the way to a hospital in Birtamod of Jhapa, informed police.
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.