Man killed in mishap

Tanahun, December 20:

At least one person was killed and four injured in two separate accidents in Tanahun district in the last two days.

Lakchhu Ranabhat, 18, a helper of a tractor, died while undergoing treatment in Setiganga Community Hospital, Dulegaunda.

Ranabhat was hit by the tractor today while it was heading to Dhundure from Dulegaunda, said District Police Office, Tanahun.

According to the police, the tractor driver has been arrested.

Meanwhile, four health workers of Besisahar based Meri Stops Clinic, a family planning centre, were injured when a Pokhara-bound jeep carrying equipment from Besisahar

met with an accident at Ghanshikuwa last evening.

The driver has been arrested, according to the police.

The injured health workers are Laxman Thapa, 26, of Tanahusur, Deu Maya Gurung, 20, of Syangja, Rupama Shrestha, 19, of Bhaktapur-5, and Santa Bahadur Bhandary. Laxman Thapa is undergoing treatment in Pokhara-based Manipal Teaching Hospital while the rest were discharged after first aid.