Two killed in tractor accident


Two people were killed in a road accident here on Monday night.

The deceased have been identified as Lalit Dharala, 17, of Talium of Chandannath Municipality-8 and Bhim Bahadur BK of around 18 year age of Kushe rural municipality-7, Jajarkot, according to the District Police Office Jumla.

The accident happened as the tractor ( Bhe 1 Ta 7386) met with an accident at Manisaghu of Guthichaur rural municipality-1 while trying to give a side to another tractor coming from the opposite direction. The deceased are assistants to tractor driver Ramesh Damai who escaped to safety by jumping. He is under the police control.

The ill-fated truck fell some 60 meters off the road.

Police are preparing to hand over the bodies to their relatives only after a post-mortem at the Karnali Health Sciences Academy.

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