KHOTANG — Two people were killed after they struck by a lightening in different places of Khotang on Wednesday evening.
The lightning struck Sombar Bahadur Dahal, 65, from Solma Okharbot of Majhauwagadi municipality-2 and Balkumari Khatri, 65, from Ratanchaka of Sakela Rural Municipality, according to police.
Dahal, who was fatally injured in the incident, breathed last on the way to the hospital while Khatri died on the spot, informed locals.
Khatri’s husband Prem Bahadur Khatri sustained injuries in the incident. He is undergoing treatment at local hospital, informed Area police.
The dead bodies were brought to District Hospital, Diktel for post-mortem, 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.