Three persons were buried to death inside a sand mine at Khadga Bhanjyang VDC-9 in Nuwakot today.
The deceased have been identified as Bikash Tamang, Prakash Tamang, and Shankar Rai. The tragic incident took place as the three were working at the sand mine.
A mound of sand caved-in and buried them as they were loading a mini truck with sand.
The died on the spot, Deputy Superintendent of Police Rhishiram Kandel said. The bodies have been sent to Trishuli District Hospital for a post-mortem.