Three dead in Jajarkot accident

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Kathmandu: At least three persons died and one other was injured in a tractor accident in Jajarkot. The tractor en route to Sepukhola of Barekot Rural Municipality from Kalimati of Nalgad Municipality met with an accident in Nalgad Municipality-5, Jhulkedanda at 2 am this morning.

Those deceased are Chanka Lal BK, 35, Suresh Khatry, 25, and Bal Bahadur Khatry, 62, of Nalgad Municipality-5. Binod Pariyar, 17, a co-driver of the tractor from Nalgad Municipality-8 was injured in the incident.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Madhu Kumar Thapa informed that the injured was in critical condition. The registration number of the tractor has yet to be revealed, police said.