Kathmandu : A child has died when a tractor hit him in Namjung, Martyr Lakhan Gaonpalika-9 of Gorkha today.
The deceased has been identified as Bivas Dhakal, 13, a class 7 student of Shree Saraswati Basic School, said Ward Chairman Ram Prasad Lamichhane.
According to Rishi Lamichhane, the principal of the school, Dhakal was hit by a tractor (Ga 1 Ta 4582) heading towards Namjung from Ghairung near Chhelange Chowk. He said that the incident site was about 100 meters away from the school.
Police have arrested the tractor driver from Bankot Police Post after receiving information about the incident.
The incident is being further investigated, according to the District Police Office, Gorkha.