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One dead, another injured after being electrocuted in Nawalparasi

- SAMUEL CHHETRI, Kathmandu

Nov 1, 2018-

A man died after being electrocuted at Kawasoti in Nawalparasi (East) district on Wednesday, police said.

According to Nepal Police website, Santosh Rijal, 20, of Kawasoti Municipality-11, who was travelling in the rear part of a tractor, sustained serious injuries due to electrocution following a short-circuit after the hay loaded in the vehicle touched a live wire en route to Kawasoti from Tarechok.

Seriously injured Rijal was rushed to Bharatpur-based New Medical College for treatment when he breathed his last.

Meanwhile, Sandeep Rijal, who was injured in the incident, is undergoing medical treatment at the same health facility.

The police have impounded the tractor and detained the driver and further investigation into the matter is underway.

Published: 01-11-2018 11:07

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