Two dead in road accidents

SAPTARI: Two motorcyclists died in separate accidents in Saptari district along the East-West Highway.

The deceased are Shyam Sundar Ram, 30, of Pakari VDC and Ram Kumar Mandal, 30, in the district died today.  Ram died when his motorcycle bearing Sa 2 Pa 2693 number plate bound for east from west and a tractor (Sa 1 Ta 2392) from the opposite direction collided head on at Barmajhiya.

Shyam Sundar died on the spot and pillion rider Sunil Kumar Ram, 21, of Khojpur-2 in the district was injured in the accident, said police.

Similarly, Ram Kumar Mandal, 30, of Dighawa VDC in the district died in a road mishap when a truck (Na 3 Kha 865) hit a motorcycle (Sa 3 Pa 1132) heading towards Bhardaha from Bairawa at Portaha Wednesday night.

Motorcyclist Mandal died while undergoing treatment at Biratnagar-based Neuro Hospital, said police.