4 killed in Taplejung tractor accident

TAPLEJUNG: Four persons died in a tractor accident near Mauwakhola Rural Municipality-4 in Taplejung district on Tuesday.

Tractor driver Pasang Sherpa (31) and Furwa Sherpa (24) of Kamsang, Mauwakhola-5 and Sharmeela Sherpa (22) and Laki Sherpa (17) of the same family from Mauwakhola-4 died in the mishap, informed Mauwakhola Rural Municipality Chairperson Bijaya Prakash Banem.

According to him, all of them died on the spot. The tractor had fallen around 200 metres off the road.

Chair Banem said that the tractor was heading towards Kamsang from Power sub-station of Tellabung when the tragedy occurred. RSS



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