Tuesday, 27 September, 2022

Two die, 12 injured in tractor accident


Kanchanpur, Dec. 3: Two persons were killed and 12 others injured when a tractor (Se 1 Ta 3841) skidded off the road and overturned near Arjuni at Shuklaphanta National Park in Kanchanpur along the East-West Highway on Friday.

The deceased have been identified as Dropati Rana, 65, and Ratan Kumari Rana, 33, from Krishnapur Municipality-9. The injured have been referred to Dhangadhi, Kailali for further treatment, said the police.

The tractor was carrying wedding attendants to Krishnapur Municipality-9 from Bedkot Municipality, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Chakra Bahadur Shah, adding that more than 30 were onboard the vehicle.