Accidents claim three

BRIGUNJ: At least three persons died in separate road accidents in Bara and Parsa districts. According to Bara District Police Office, two persons died after a truck, en route to Pathliya from Birgunj’s dry port, met with an accident at Jitpur of Gadhimai Municipality on Sunday night.

The deceased have been identified as driver of the truck Tanka Bahadur Baniya, 55, and the driver’s helper Pramod Bogati, 19, of Taple, Gorkha.

The duo died while receiving treatment at a Birgunj-based hospital.

The accident occurred when the truck, loaded with iron, lost control and bumped against a tree.

In another incident, a tractor driver died on the spot after the tractor he was driving turned turtle at Biruwaguthi VDC, Parsa on Monday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Chhotelal Yadav, 30, of Bahubaripidari VDC.