3 killed in Solukhumbu mini-truck accident

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SOLUKHUMBU: At least three persons were killed  in a mini-truck  accident at Tingla-7  in Solukhumbu district on Monday night.

The two deceased have been identified as Bhim Bahadur Basnet and his nephew Chatra Bahadur Basnet of Mulki-1 of the district. However, the identity of the assistant driver is yet to be ascertained informed Bhesh Bahadur Thapa, District Traffic In-Charge.

According to the Chief of District Police Office, Madhav Budhathoki, the  ill-fated mini truck which was transporting materials to Mulki VDC from Kathmandu met with an accident killing three on the spot and injuring the driver.

Critically injured Indra Tamang, driver of the truck  is undergoing treatment at the District Hospital, Phaplu informed police.