Truck mishap kills 1, injures 6

BAGLUNG: One person died and another six were injured when a mini-truck belonging to the police carrying the logistics for the upcoming SLC examination skidded some 60 feet down the road at Khurduke in Baglung Municipality-1, Baglung on Tuesday night.

The truck met with an accident while it was returning to the district headquarters after delivering the logistics to Kusmisera and Balewa SLC exam centres of the district.

According to the police, the deceased has been identified as driver Krishna Prasad Poudel, 27, of Balewa Paiyunpata, Baglung. Three of the injured are undergoing treatment the Dhawalagiri Zonal Hospital and another three persons seriously injured in the mishap have been sent to the Manipal Hospital in Pokhara for further treatment.