Two killed as tanker plunges into Trishuli river
Ratnanagar, Chitwan, Feb 8: Two persons were killed when a tanker plunged into Trishuli River along Narayangadh-Muglin road section early this morning.
The deceased have been identified as tanker driver Santa Bahadur Kumal, 30, of Kolhuwa of Nawalparasi and his nephew Lila Kumal, 22.
According to the District Police Office, Chitwan, the accident took place when the tanker (Ba 4 Kha 6953) heading towards Pokhara from Chitwan carrying milk collided with a truck (Na 7 Kha 4314) coming from opposite direction at Gaighath and plunged into the river.
Superintendent of Police, Deepak Thapa, said that bodies of both persons have been taken out from the river.
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