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2 killed, 5 injured in Dhankuta truck accident

- Post Report, Dhankuta

Mar 13, 2018-

Two persons died and five other were injured when a truck they were travelling in overturned at Sagurigadhi-6 in Dhankuta along the Dharan-Dhankuta road section of the Koshi Highway on Tuesday.

The deceased have been identified as Ramjit Rai and Bir Bahadur Rai of Sagurigadhi-.  It has been learnt that both the deceased are the staffers of the Road Division Office.

The incident occurred when the truck (Na 5 Kha 1936) heading towards Dhankuta carrying an excavator overturned due to brake failure, police said.

The injured are undergoing treatment at the Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences.

Published: 13-03-2018 18:05

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