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NUWAKOT — Two drivers were killed in separate road accidents in Nuwakot district on Monday.

Thirty-three years old Bharat Dhungana of Baraphedi, Likhu rural municipality-1, died of electrocution while trying to lift an overhead electricity cable after his truck was about to touch it.

He was driving towards Trishuli from Galchhi, carrying tin boxes, Superintendent of Police, Basanta Bahadur Kunwar, said. The accident happened at Khalte of Belkotgadhi municipality-7.

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Likewise, 38-year-old Dharma Raj Tharu of Birgunj, Parsa, who was critically injured after his tractor fell some 50 meters from the road while unloading sand at Chhahare, Likhu rural municipaliy-6 on Sunday, died in course of treatment at Green City Hospital in Kathmandu on Monday, the District Police Office has stated.

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2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident

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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.

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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.

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