Seven killed in road accident
Seven people have died in a road accident that took place in Swargadwari municipality last night.
The mishap took place at Rumale in ward no. 3 of the municipality involving a tractor (Lu. 2 Cha. 4234). The tractor was carrying labourers working on the Bhingri-Swargadwari road section to Bhingri from Dharampani of Swargadwari when the incident took place, according to police inspector Bishnu Prasad Poudel at the District Police Office, Pyuthan.
The deceased are yet to be identified. Only one among the eight travelling in the tractor is reported to have survived the fall of around 500 meters from the road. Continuous rainfall is hampering the rescue work. Further details of the incident are awaited. —