KATHMANDU—Vehicular movement on Nagdhunga-Pipalmodh road section along the Tribhuvan Highway is to be disrupted.
The Division Road Office, Kathmandu has banned vehicular movement from 8.00 pm to 5.oo am citing road maintenance and improvement in view of festive season.
Division Chief Dev Kumar Tamang informed that the road maintenance will be carried out from October 2-8 by not allowing vehicular operation.
“We have already sent out letters to the concerned agencies for the cooperation required for the completion of construction”, he added.
The road is being repaired by Krish Construction.
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.