Chitwan, April 3: A pregnant doe was killed after being run over by a passenger bus at Aanptari of Bharatpur Sub Metropolis today.
The bus ( Na 4 Kha 4171) heading towards Pokhara from Narayangadhi hit the female deer, killing it on the spot. After the incident, police impounded the bus driver and handed him to the District Forest Office Chitwan for necessary action.
The age of the dead deer was around five years, according to Assistant Forest Officer Bharat Prasad Panuwar. Earlier too, an antelope and a spotted deer had died after being hit by a bus at Tikauli in the district. The sighting of wildlife at Tikauli, Aaptari and Ramangar areas of East-West Highway is frequent. RSS