Four killed in Rukum tractor accident

RUKUM: At least four passengers were killed and three others were critically hurt in a tractor accident at Magma VDC in Rukum district in late evening on Thursday.

The deceased are Ram Bahadur Khatri, 35, Kashiram Khanal, 40, Kabiram Khanal, 55 and Sarjan Khatri, 42, of Magma VDC. The tractor heading to Garaghat from Athbiskot fell some 500 meters down the road.

Injured Manbir Khatri, 35, Hari Bahadur Khanal and Dhan Bahadur Pun of Magma are receiving treatment at the district hospital in Salle.