One dies in landslide during excavation

Published On: May 26, 2024 02:28 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

CHITWAN, May 26:  An excavator driver died while expanding the Narayanghat-Mugling road section in Ichhakamana Rural Municipality-5, Chitwan. The excavator driver died after a landslide buried him this morning at around 9:10 AM while excavating the hill for the construction of bridge number 3 under this road section.  

According to Chitwan police, Mangal Chaudhary, the driver of the excavator (Ba 2 Ka 8651), around 38 years old, of Geruwa Rural Municipality-4, Bardiya, tragically lost his life.  

He was taken to Chitwan Medical College for treatment where the doctor declared him dead at 10:22 AM.  

The excavator is fully damaged. Similarly, a truck (Na 6 Kha 1511) coming from Mugling towards Narayanghat was also damaged in the incident, police said. The two-way traffic along the road section has now resumed.


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