Two killed during road construction blast in Dolpa


Dolpa, May 9

Two workers were killed on the spot and another one has sustained serious injuries when they were hit by rocks during the rock blasting works along the under-construction Khadang-Tripurakot section of the Jajarkot-Dolpa road at Chiplebheer area of Tripurasundari Municipality-6 on Tuesday.

Those killed in the incident are Dev Bahadur Chand, 21, of Aathbiskot Municipality-10 and 29-year-old Amrit Rana Magar of Aathbiskot Municipality-12 in Rukum district, police said.

Forty-one years old Shakti Bahadur Shahi of Aathbiskot Municipality-9, who was seriously injured in the incident has been taken to the Rukum District Hospital for treatment.

The bodies of the two deceased workers have been sent to their homes.