Tractor accident leaves four dead in Taplejung

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Taplejung: Four persons died in a tractor accident near Mauwakhola Rural Municipality-4, Yamphewa rivulet in Taplejung district last night.

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

According to him, all of them died on the spot. The tractor plunged some 200 metres off the road.