Tanahun truck-microbus collision kills two

At least two persons died in a truck-micro bus collision in Manpang of Tanahun on Thursday. 

Police said 13 others were injured in the accident. 

One of the victim has been identified as two-year-old Satyam Shrestha of Charikot-2, Dolakha whereas the other is yet to be identified. 

Shrestha had breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the Ratnahari Hospital of Damauli whereas the other succumbed to injuries at the Gandaki Hospital. 

The truck (Lu 1 Kha 6730) heading toward Damauli from Pokhara had hit the motorbike (Ba 3 Pa 42) head-on in Manpang-1.

The District Police Office said the injured are undergoing treatment at various hospitals of Damauli and Pokhara. 

Police nabbed the truck driver for investigation whereas the micro bus driver is among the injured sent to Pokhara for treatment. 

Meanwhile, vehicular movement stalled along the Damauli-Kotre section of the Prithvi Highway after the accident has resumed. 

Source: THT