Oct 14, Kathmandu: Five persons were killed in separate accidents in different places of the country Yesterday.
In Morang district in eastern part of the country, a boy died on the spot after a bus knocked him down on the East-West Highway at Bayarban-1 in Morang district this afternoon. The boy is identified as 10-year-old Sandip Limbu, son of Bam Bahadur Limbu of Bayarban-10, according to police.
Similarly, a report from Dhangadhi in the Far-west region stated that two persons died in separate accidents. Twenty-six years old Ambar Chaudhary of Tallapani, Sugarkhal VDC in Kailali district, who was pillion riding on a motorcycle died when the motorcycle collided with another motorcycle on the Baliya section of the East-West Highway, the Traffic Police Office, Attariya stated.
Meanwhile, 22-year-old Smriti Kunwar, who was seriously injured when a jeep she was travelling in overturned on the Gajari road section in Doti district, died while receiving treatment at the Doti Hospital. The jeep driver, Nara Bahadur Kunwar, who was also injured in the accident, has been brought to the Padma Hospital. The jeep was heading towards Gajari from Silgadhi in Doti district, police stated.
In Chautara, Sindhupalchok district in central part of the country, a 50-year-old woman was killed on the spot in a motorcycle accident that occurred at Bhotsipa VDC-5 in the district this afternoon. She is Kamala Gautam of Sano Sirubari, Chautara Municipality-9. Her husband, Resham Prasad Gautam, 55, has been seriously injured in the incident. The couple was returning to their home after receiving Dasain tika from Resham’s in-laws’ house. The motorcycle they were riding in fell some 100 metres from the road, it is stated. The injured is receiving treatment at the Norvic Hospital at Thapathali in Kathmandu.
In Dang, a person died of electrocution while fishing in the local Chami rivulet this afternoon. He is Nara Bahadur Basnet of Pakarre. Three others who were together with Basnet are out of contact and police is searching for them, it is stated. RSS