KAWASOTI: A rhinoceros has been found dead at Sehari, Madhyabindu Municipality-2 in Nawalparasi district today.
The reason for the death of the two and half years old female rhino has not been ascertained yet, said Nurendra Aryal, the assistant conservation officer of the Chitwan National Park.
A team of veterinary doctors has reached the site and the cause of the rhino’s death would be known once the team carries out a post mortem examination, he added.
Aryal presumed that the rhino may have been killed in a fight with another rhino.
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.