KATHMANDU—On Thursday night two people were killed after a bus hit a motorcyle at Suryabinayak Bhakatapur.
The bus (Ba 9 Kha 9454) heading to Banepa from Kathamandu hit a motorcycle (Ba 80 Pa 6959) coming from the opposite direction killing the motorcycle riders.
According to the police motorcyclist Sudarshan Timalsina, 35 of panauti and pillion rider Elisha Adhikari, 18 of Chitwan died in the accident.
Police had arrested the bus driver Sanam Shrestha and further investigations have been initiated.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.