Driver killed as gas bullet plunges into Trishuli River

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Apr 27, 2018-

A man died after a gas bullet plunged into the Trishuli River near Phurkekhola, Malekhu of Gajuri-2, Dhading along the Prithvi Highway on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as vehicle driver Surendra Singh, 36, of India, informed Inspector Sanjay Timilsina of the Gajuri-based Area Police Office.

According to the District Traffic Police, Gajuri, the incident occurred when the gas bullet (HR 55 Q 8630) heading towards Naubise overturned and fell some 35 metres down the road into the river.

Meanwhile, in another road accident, three persons were critically injured when a trailer (Na 6 Kha 429) heading towards Kathmandu from Birgunj carrying an excavator overturned at Thankre along the Prithvi Highway this morning, Assistant Sub-Inspector Narottam Thapa of the Area Police Office, Gajuri, said.

Trailer driver Bishnu Tamang, 31, of Nijgadh, Bara, Sharad Shrestha, 21, and Prabin Shrestha, 17, were injured in the incident that took place at around 3 am today.

Published: 27-04-2018 14:15

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