One dead, 19 hurt in Rajbiraj tractor accident

Published On: May 8, 2018 11:28 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

RAJBIRAJ, May 8: A boy was killed and 19 others sustained injuries in a tractor accident at Bhardaha of Saptari along the east-west highway on Monday evening.

The Area Police Office, Bhardaha has confirmed the death of eight-year-old Abhinash Sharma of Inarauwa Municipality-3, Sunsari district in the accident. The tractor (Ko 1 Ta 9771) which was carrying pilgrims en route to Inaruwa from Chinnamasta Sakhada Temple in Saptari overturned after the driver lost the control over it.

Some severely injured are undergoing treatment at Biratnagar-based Neuro Hospital, and others have already returned home following treatment at the local health clinic at Bhardaha, said the police. Investigations into the case are underway.(RSS)

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