Two die in separate incidents in Siraha

SIRAHA: A girl died after her bicycle was knocked by a jeep at Prayagpur Chowk of Karjanha VDC along the East-West Highway.

Rina Kumari Yadav, 15, of Rampurbirta VDC Ward No. 5 died after the jeep (Na 1 Cha 8441) heading to west from east knocked her at around 8:00 pm Sunday, said Nareshraj Subedi at Area Police Office, Mirchaiya.

The jeep driver is absconding after the incident.

Meanwhile, a child was found dead at Banauli VDC in Mahottari district this morning. The deceased is five-year-old daughter of Ramkrishna Mandal of Danauli VDC-5, said police.