Army man dies in road mishap in capital

KATHMANDU: An army man was killed and five others were injured in a road accident this morning in the capital. Nepal Army personnel Narayan Khatri, 38, died in the accident at Machhapokhari. Khatri is a permanent resident of Dolakha district.

Khatri was critically injured when a bus (Ba 1 Ka 4339) overturned and crushed him as he was walking on the pavement. He died while receiving treatment at Jana Maitri Hospital, Balaju.

The over speeding bus belonging to Mt. Gauri Boarding School, Gairidhara, en route to Balaju from Purano Bus Park, lost control and met with an accident.

Pedestrians Ramakanta Chaudhary, Netralal Karki, Man Bahadur Shrestha, Karna Bahadur Shrestha, Rajan Kumar Danuwar have sustained injured in the accident.

Bus driver Dinesh Koirala, 27, of Kavre district has been arrested.