BHOJPUR: As many as 13 persons were injured in a tractor accident along the inner road section in Shadananda Municipality-1 of Bhojpur district on Wednesday. The District Police Office (DPO), Bhojpur identified the injured as Singh Bahadur Tamang (42), Manorath Chaulagain (39), Subash Bhattrai (11), Prakash Acharya (18), Nirmala Acharya (17), Pratiksha Khatri (17), Padam Prasad Dahal (50), Chet Bahadur Ghale (51), Krishna Gurung (25), Asmita Acharya (40), Harka Maya Acharya (50), Jaya Prasad Ghimire (60), and Januka Acharya (35), all hailing from Sadananda -2. The trolley of the tractor (Ko 2 Ta 5918) en route from Kattikeghat to Kudakaule got separated and overturned on the road at Simle injuring 13 persons aboard the vehicle, informed Police Inspector Pandav Rajbanshi at the DPO. According to Inspector Rajbanshi, the tractor carrying a total of 35 persons overturned when the lock connecting the trolley broke off. The injured were sent to Tumlingtar-based Manakamana Hospital in Sankhuwasabha district for treatment. Meanwhile, a team of police deployed from Kudakaule-based Police Post detained the vehicle driver Santosh Ghale (17) of Chaukidanda in Salpasilichho Rural Municipality-11 of the district for further investigation.
13 injured in Bhojpur tractor accident
Published: 09:41 am Jan 16, 2020