Four people dead in separate incidents


KATHMANDU, August 27: Four people were killed in separate incidents in Chitwan and Siraha districts.

A pedestrian of around 30 years of old died after she was knocked down by a bus (Na 5 Kha 1562) heading to Kathmandu from Rajbiraj. The accident took place at 2:30 am today in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-1, the Chitwan police said. Identity of the deceased woman is not ascertained so far.

Meanwhile, two persons died in separate road accidents occurred last night at Golbazaar and Dhangadhimai of Siraha district along the East West Highway, according to the police.

Police said that cyclist Jibachh Mahato, 55, of Dhangadhimai Municipality-6 succumbed to injuries after a jeep hit him. Seriously injured Mahato breathed his last on the way to Neuro Hospital, Biratnagar.

Likewise, a pedestrian lost his life after a speeding motorcycle hit him near Gagankhola of Dhangadhimai Municipality-8. Police confirmed that seriously injured 22-year-old Govinda Thakur passed away on his way to Biratnagar for medical treatment.

Similarly, 50-year-old Hitlal Mukhiya died after he drowned into a fish pond at Maishota in Siraha Municipality-7, according to the police.