2 killed on the spot in Rautahat tractor accident

RAUTAHAT: Two persons were killed on the spot when a tractor turned turtle at Bhalohiya VDC-3 of Rautahat district, on Tuesday.

According to DSP Nabin Krishna Bhandari of the District Police Office, the deceased have been identified as Dipendra Mahato of Bhalohiya VDC-2 and Devendra Tiwari of Gangapipara VDC-1.

Police said the tractor (Na 2 Cha 8412) was travelling towards Samanpur to extract sand when it turned turtle killing the two on board at around 7:45 am today.

Driving through a thick fog, the vehicle lost control, police added.

Meanwhile, Lal Babu Yadav of Mariyadpur VDC-5 was killed when a tractor turned turtle yesterday in the district.