Journalist Binod Pyakurel dies in Bara

BARA: Former chairperson of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Bara chapter, Binod Pyakurel, was killed in a road accident last night.

Pyakurel had sustained serious injuries after a Tata Sumo vehicle hit him at Jeetpur along the Birgunj-Pathalaiya road section on Tuesday died on his way to Kathmandu.

Earlier, he was rushed to Birgunj for treatment.

Pyakurel was the Bara district correspondent for the Gorakhapatra.

The driver of the Tata Sumo has been arrested in this connection, police said.