January 24, 2022, Monday

Two killed in motorcycle collision

Rajbiraj : Two persons were killed when two motorcycles collided at Tulasi Tole of Saptakoshi Municipality-4 in Saptari district.

The deceased have been identified as Subas Basnet of Kanchanrup Municipality-7 in Saptari district and Hari Shankar Chaudhary of Chaudandigadhi Municipality-9 in Udayapur district, both of them rider of the ill-fated motorcycles.

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Both of them breathed their last at Golden Hospital in Biratnagar, said the district police office. Four others–Mamata Sapkota, spouse of deceased Basnet and their eight-year-old son and one-year-old daughter and one Rohit Chaudhary–have been injured in the head-on collision.

Of them, three were pillion passengers on the motorcycles. They were receiving treatment at a local health institution and investigations were underway, said the police.