CHITWAN — At least three persons died on the spot and nine others sustained injuries after a microbus collided with a truck along the Prithvi Highway in Ichchha Kamana Rural municipality-3 of Chitwan district on Friday morning.
The microbus, Ga 1 Kha 7392 was en route to Kathmandu from Pokhara when it collided with the truck, Na 6 Kha 4064, coming from Kathmandu to Mugling, according to Chitwan District Police Office.
The truck fell about 50 metres below the road in the collision impact, police informed.
All the deceased were the microbus passengers, police said. Police informed that all the injured including the truck driver, have been rescued by the security personnel deployed from Muglin Police Post.
The injured are being rushed to the Bharatpur Hospital.
Police have also kept the truck’s driver in custody for further investigation.Follow @gorkhapost
Man arrested for killing wife
BHADRAPUR- A person who was on the run after killing his wife Saturday has been arrested by the police.
He is Aaitaraj Pariyar of Kankai Municipality-1, Jhapa. He has admitted the crime before the police.
He allegedly murdered his 40 year-old spouse Maya Pariyar on alcoholic stupor on the following day of the Bijaya Dashami festival.
He was arrested Sunday from Danabari of neighboring district Ilam, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police Jitendra Kumar Basnet of the District Police Office, Jhapa.