GOLBAZAAR — Four persons died and one sustained critical injuries when three motorcycles collided with each other at Bhotiyatole of Lahan Municipality in Siraha district on Tuesday.
The deceased have been identified as Bibek Singh of Golbazaar, Laxman Ram of Gamhariya-3, Saptari, Ashis Paswan of Asanpur-7 and Nuja Sadaya of Lahan Municipality-8.
Sarbesh Gosain of Balkawa was critically injured in the incident, police said.
He is undergoing treatment at the Neuro Hospital in Biratnagar.
Gosain is said to be in critical condition.
The incident occurred at around 9:30 pm, said Police.
Flood sweeps away bridge at Barhabise
CHUTARA — Flood and landslide triggered by the incessant rainfall have swept away a concrete bridge over a local Sandi stream at Barhabise bazaar last night.
It has resulted in disruption of vehicular movement, creating hassles to the people especially from Barhabise municipality and Bhotekoshi rural municipality, said Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Barhabise, Yadav Thapa.
Twenty-two houses of Barhabise bazaar area have been waterlogged after the settlement was flooded.
The Chinese government had constructed the 40-feet long bridge in 2024 BS. Mud and sands have piled up to five feet on the road sides.
Three excavators have been used to remove the landslide debris, added Thapa. Engineer at the Road Division Office, Charikot, said preparation was underway to install a bailey bridge there.Follow @gorkhapost