2 killed in Parbat tractor accident

PARBAT: Two persons were killed in a tractor accident in Hukalekot, Triveni VDC-9 of Parbat district on Thursday afternoon.

Driver of the vehicle (Ga 1 Ta 1829) Bir Bahadur Nepali (21) and Suraj BK (22) died as the vehicle heading toward Arthunge from Huwas-3 of the district fell around 500 metres off the road, according to police.

Nepali was a permanent resident of Urampokhara-5 of Parbat while BK was from Birgha village of Syangja district.

Meanwhile, Nikhit Gandharva of Huwas-3 and Arjun Sunar of Taklas-1 sustained injuries as the stone-laden vehicle met with the accident.

The duo have been sent to a health facility in Waling of Syangja for further treatment.

Police suspected that the over-speed resulted into the accident.