Girl killed, two injured in tractor accident

Published On: January 21, 2017 11:56 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KHOTANG, Jan 21: A girl was killed on the spot and two others injured in a tractor accident last night. 

The ill-fated tractor (Na 4 Cha 5367) met with the accident at Meghechautara in Diktel Municipality – 11 killing eight – year – old Asha Tamang of the same locality. 

Two and a half years old, Ashish Tamang, and assistant driver, Dinesh Rai, 25, of Chyamistar were seriously injured in the mishap. 

Tractor driver, Ranjan Rai, 19, of Diktel Municipality – 10 fled the scene following the incident, police said. 

The tractor, which was returning from Lafyang after unloading stones, had fallen at least 10 meters below the road while negotiating a sharp turn. The locals and police retrieved the three including the deceased from underneath the tractor.

The girl's body has been taken to the District Hospital, Khotang for post-mortem examination. RSS 


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