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Pedestrian killed in road accident


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.

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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.

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