Seven die in tractor mishap

DAMAK: At least seven persons were killed when a tractor (Me 1 Ta 1492) heading to Shivagunj from Jhapa's Dudhe met with an accident at Satashidham of the district today evening. They deceased were traveling in the gravel loaded tractor that had overturned and killed them on the spot. The tractor had lost its control near Nahar Chowk before it met with the accident, police said. According to Area Police Office Jhiljhile, the seven were run over by the tractor. Eleven persons were traveling in the tractor and four of them had saved their lives jumping off the ill-fated vehicle. The deceased are yet to be identified.