Dhangadhi, March 21
Two persons died and 28 others sustained injuries in a tractor accident in the Kailali district of Sudurpaschim on Monday night.
Chahana Chaudhary (15) and Dilrani Chaudhary (46), residents of the Bhajani municipality-9 of the districts, were injured when the tractor (Se 1 Ta 8870) crashed at Hajaribara, Joshipur rural municipality-7 of the district. But they died during treatment at Ghodaghodi Hospital, according to DSP Kul Deep Chand, the District Police Office spokesperson.
Of the other 28 persons injured, 16 are undergoing treatment at the same health facility and 12 others at Bardagoriya Hospital, according to DSP Chand. All of them are said to be out of danger.
Meanwhile, the tractor driver, Suraj Chaudhary, a resident of Bhajani-9, is on the run following the incident. Police have launched a manhunt to arrest him for carrying out a further investigation.