Nuwakot –Two drivers were killed in separate road accidents in Nuwakot district on Monday. Thirty-three years old Bharat Dhungana of Baraphedi, Likhu rural municipality-1, died of electrocution while trying to lift an overhead electricity cable after his truck was about to touch it. He was driving towards Trishuli from Galchhi, carrying tin boxes, Superintendent of Police, Basanta Bahadur Kunwar, said. The accident happened at Khalte of Belkotgadhi municipality-7.
Thirty eight-year-old Dharma Raj Tharu of Birgunj, Parsa, who was critically injured after his tractor fell some 50 meters from the road while unloading sand at Chhahare, Likhu rural municipaliy-6 on Sunday, died in course of treatment at Green City Hospital in Kathmandu on Monday, the District Police Office has stated. ---