3 killed, 1 injured in Chitwan storm

CHITWAN: Three persons died and another sustained injuries in a storm in Chitwan on Friday.

The identities of the deceased are yet to be established.

According to the District Police Office, Chitwan, two persons lost their lives when a tree fell on an autorickshaw they were travelling in at Bhojad.

Similarly, another died when a tree fell on another autorickshaw at Basenichok in Bharatpur-11, police said.

The incident occurred when the tree fell on the vehicles due to the storm last night, Narahari Adhikari, Information Officer at the District Police Office, Chitwan, said.

Likewise, another person who was travelling in the autorickshaw was also injured during the incident.

The injured has been taken to hospital for treatment, Adhikari said.

Further details of the incident are yet to come, police said.

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