KATHMANDU — A pedestrian was killed on the spot after getting rammed by a speeding mini truck at Baniyatar this morning.
Rishi Ram Pandit, 35, of Byas Municipality, Tanahun and currently living in Baniyatar was struck by the mini truck at 5 am when he was walking.
The truck with registration no plate – Ba 2 Kha 5730 – rammed Pandit, a local of the area, Madhu Sudan Dhakal told the National News Agency (RSS).
The Metropolitan Police Sector, Naya Bus Park has detained the driver and impounded the vehicle, according to Dhakal. The locals are obstructing vehicular movement in Baniyatar to protest the incident.Follow @gorkhapost
Landslide pushes Colombian bus into ravine, killing at least 13
BOGOTA — At least 13 people, including a newborn, were killed on Sunday when a landslide pushed a bus into a ravine in southwest Colombia, the disaster relief agency said.
The mountainous highway where the accident occurred winds between the cities of Pasto and Tumaco in Narino province, along the border with Ecuador.
The head of the disaster relief agency for the province told Reuters the landslide sent some 5,000 cubic metres of rock and earth down on to the highway and into the ravine.Follow @gorkhapost