JANAKPUR — A couple taking a morning walk were hit by a bus from behind killing the wife and seriously injuring the husband in early Sunday morning.
Shambu Sah, 45 and his better half Pramila Sah, 42, of Janakpur Sub Metropolis – 9 were taking a morning walk when a bus coming from Dhalkebar hit them at a section located between the Pidari and Ramananda intersections at 4:30 am.
The wife was killed on the spot while her husband Shambu sustained critical injuries with a broken left leg.
As Shambu’s treatment is not possible at the Janakpur Zonal Hospital, he will be airlifted to Kathmandu on a helicopter, said Inspector Gunraj Budhathoki of District Police Office, Dhanusha.
The police have launched a manhunt for the absconding driver and the bus.
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”.