Dhankuta, March 13
Two employees of Department of Roads (DoR), Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, were killed when a truck en route to Dhankuta from Dharan carrying excavator parts met with an accident on Tuesday at Ghante of Sangurigadhi Rural Municipality-9 along the Koshi Highway. Four people have been injured in the accident.
District Police Office Dhankuta confirmed the deaths of Ramjeet Rai and Kabir Bahadur Rai of Sangurigadhi Rural Municipality-7 in the accident. Injured truck driver Dev Kumar Lama, 45, of Manthali Municipality-7, Ramechhap, his helper Saman Tamang, 20, and Rajesh Ghimire of Makwanpur, Ramesh Bhandari of Dhading have been rushed to Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences.
The truck (Na 5 Kha 1936) overturned on the highway all of a sudden, killing the two DoR staffers on the spot and leaving other fours injured, according to DPO’s SSP Sudip Rajbhandari.
Source: Online Khabar (ENG)
Truck overturns in Dhankuta, two DoR employees dead