Two killed as truck catches fire

RAUTAHAT: Two persons died in a truck blaze at Lamaha jungle of Rautahat district on Monday evening.

The truck (Ga. 1 Kha. 1251) heading to Bara from Rautahat Garuda suddenly combusted to flame, claiming Shree Ram Thapa of Bhaktapur Tathali, and Ashok Yadav, said the Area Police Office Chandranigahapur.

The fire was brought under control with a fire engine from Gaur.

The truck was destroyed the fire, the police said, adding that dead ones were kept at Gaur Hospital.