RUPANDEHI — A mother and her son died after they were struck by a lightning in Rupandehi on Thursday.
The deceased have been identified as Shubhawati Dhawal and her son Ramkesh of Mainhiya VDC-4.
The incident happened while they were working at their paddy field at around 8 pm yesterday.
Truly injured in the occurrence, the couple inhaled their last in course of treatment at the Bhairahawa-based Medical College, educated the District Police Office, Rupandehi.
Police said that two others were also injured in the incident. The injured have been identified as Sonmati Bhar (65) and Pradeep Dhawal.
1 killed, 2 injured in Dhading truck mishap
DHADING — One person was killed while two other seriously injured when a truck fell from Hugdi Khola Bridge in Rorang-10, Benighat along the Prithvi Highway on Wednesday.
The truck (Na 5 Kha 1568) en-route to Chitwan from Kathmandu fell off the bridge to Hugdi Khola (river) on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as 23-year-old Sher Bahadur Magar,23, of Madhya Bindu Municipality-10, according to police. Magar died on the course of treatment at a Malekhu-based hospital, informed Area Police Office, Gajuri.
Those injured in the incident are Manoj Ale 25, of Arunkhola, Nawalparasi and Megh Bahadur Gharti of Sitakganga Municipality in Arghakhanchi district have been sent to Kathmandu for further medical treatment.Follow @gorkhapost