12yo boy dead as tractor crashed in Baglung

KATHMANDU: A 12-year-old boy died after the tractor he was travelling on crashed in Tarakhola Rural Municipality-5 along the Tarakhola-Harichaur rural road of Baglung district on Monday.

Sujan BK of Malma in Galkot Municipality-7 of the district was travelling on the tractor (Dha 1 Ta 271) when the tractor crashed into a wall after its brake failed to act in Mapesa at 7:00 pm yesterday, critically injuring BK, according to police.

Injured BK was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

Meanwhile, Galkot-based Area Police Office has detained the driver for further investigation, police said.