DANG — A biker died and a pillion rider sustained wounds after a tractor hit a motorbike they were riding on at Banskot in the district on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Nar Bahadur Giri (37) of Saingha VDC-1 and of the district.
The mishap occurred when the tractor (Ra 1 Ta 1427) heading towards Rolpa from the district hit the bike (Ra 1 Pa 5298) early today.
Injured pillion rider Khem Bahadur Bhandari (22) of Saingha VDC is undergoing treatment at the Ghorahi Hospital.
Police said that the driver of the vehicle fled the scene following the incident. Police,however, said that they have managed to nab the helper of the tractor.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.