Four killed in tractor accident in Bajura

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Kathmandu: Four individuals died in a tractor accident in Bajura on Sunday.

According to Bajura Police, the incident occurred when a tractor tried to overtake another tractor heading in the same direction at Khadigad in Badimalika-2. 

“One tractor fell off the road into a river, while the other hit a roadside cliff,” said DSP Kabindra Singh Bohara.

The deceased have been identified as Devraj Joshi, 38 and Karishma Rokaya of Badimalika-2, Chandra Dani of Badimalika-1, and tractor driver Hikmat Rokaya (30) of Gaumul-6. All four were on the tractor that fell into the river.

Both tractors were carrying four passengers each, including the drivers.