SINDHULI — One person died in a road accident that took place in Kamalamai municipality last night.
Ramesh Ghising,21, a resident of Kamalamai municipality-5 died after the tractor he was riding in fell some 30 meters below the road, according to Police Inspector at District Police Office, Sindhuli Jesi Shah.
The tractor driver fled the scene following the accident. High speed is suspected to be the reason behind the accident.
Further investigation is underway while police have launched a man hunt to find the driver.
15-year-old drowns in Koshi River
SAPTARI- A boy drowned in the Koshi River while taking a bath today at Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality-5 in Saptari.
Abinash Yadav, 15, the son of Jayanand Yadav, of Bhokraha-3, Sunsari who had been at his maternal uncle’s home to celebrate the Dashain died in the incident.
The incident site lies in a distance of half an hour walk from his maternal uncle’s home at Dalawa of Hanumannagar Kankalini Municipality-14.
Though his cousin and aunt were together with him at the time of tragedy, their attempts to save him became unsuccessful, the family members said.
Following the tragedy, the child’s maternal aunt Pinki Yadav and grandmother Dhaneshwori fainted and are being treated at the Rajbiraj-based Gajendra Narayan Singh Zonal Hospital in an unconscious condition.
Meanwhile, the body of a woman around 65 years of age was found stuck between the entrance number 51 and 52 of the Koshi barrage, the area police office, Kanchanrup said. The body is yet to be identified and it has been kept at the Zonal Hospital.