Bus knocks down two motorbike riders

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Aug 23: A bus knocked down two motorbike riders in Bharatpur, Chitwan this morning.

The accident took place when the Birgunj-bound bus (Na 4 Kha 3693) from Pokhara hit the motorbike (Na 26 Pa 2264) coming from opposite direction.

The deceased are motorbike rider Nirajan Neupane, 29, of Gaindakot-2 and pillion rider Tilak Kandel, 34, of same place, confirmed the Chitwan District Police Office.

Police informed that they breathed their last while undergoing treatment in Bharatpur Hospital at 1.35 am this morning.

The accident took place at 12.30 last night in front of Bharatpur-based Chitwan Medical College. Police held bus driver for necessary action. RSS