Four individuals have died in eastern hilly district of Okhaldhunga on Thursday, January 1, 2015, as a tractor skidded off the road and plunged some 300 metres down to a gorge.
According to police, the tractor plated Sa 1 Ta 2046 met with the accident at Barnali of the newly declared Siddhicharan Municipality-1.
Three were declared dead on the spot. They have been identified as Rabin Adhikari of Kuibhir, Dayaram Dahal of Siddhicharan Municipality-1 and Ambar Basnet of Mamkha-8. The one who died at a local hospital has been identified as bus driver Nima Sherpa of Siddhicharan Municipality-1.
One, Dipak Bishankhe, was injured in the accident and is undergoing treatment.