Five hurt in accident
PHIDIM: At least five persons were injured after a truck met with an accident at Aektin VDC in Panchthar on Thursday.
The injured have been identified as Shankar Katwal, Dilli Ram Baniya of Subhang VDC, Tika Ram Gurung and Hom Bahadur Budhathoki of Bharapa, and truck driver Raju Tiwari of Thechumbu, Taplejung.
Of the injured, Shankar and Dilli Ram are said to be critical condition. District Hospital, Panchthar has referred the critically injured to BNC Hospital for further treatment while others are receiving treatment in the district hospital.
Police said that the accident occurred when the truck fell 50 meters below the road.