PARSA — A woman was killed and three other people were injured by a falling tree uprooted during a storm at local Nirmalbasti on Tuesday.
The deceased is 30-year-old Shanta Maya Shrestha of Nirmalbasti-5. Shrestha, who sustained serious injuries in the incident, died on the way to hospital.
The incident happened in the forest in the Parsa Wildlife Reserve while they were grazing goats, police said.
Those sustaining injuries are 35-year-old Dudh Maya Shrestha, 40-year-old Phutung Shrestha and 16-year-old Manila Shrestha of Nirmalbasi-5.
They are undergoing treatment at the Narayani Sub-regional Hospital, Birgunj.
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