Six dead in separate road accidents

DHADING: At least six persons died in separate road accidents in Siraha and Dhading districts early this morning.

According to police, three persons were killed and 15 injured after a passenger bus bound for Kathmandu met with an accident at Thakre-4 of Prithvi Highway in Dhading district. The bus (Lu 1 Kha 7333) was coming from Sandhikharkha.

Of the injured, condition of five is critical, police  said.

In a separate incident, three persons were killed after a tractor turned turtle in Siraha district at 3:00 am this morning. The tractor was carrying devotees to a temple in Mahottari district from Itatar of Siraha district.

The tractor (Na 4 Ta 4743) met with the accident after the driver fell asleep. The deceased are Mukesh Yadav and Ram Sakhi Devi Yadav of Itatar VDC and Gulabdevi Yadav of Jijhol VDC. All the injured are receiving treatment at Phulkumar Mahato Memorial Hospital.