Bike accident claims one

KATHMANDU: A youth died after the motorcycle he was riding on rammed into the Manahara Bridge, bordering Kathmandu and Bhaktapur districts, on Thursday.

According to DSP Prabin Lal Shrestha at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Thimi, Sabin Parajuli (21) of Kandaghari in KMC-35 died on the spot after the two-wheeler (Ba 57 Pa 265) lost balance and crashed onto a railing of the bridge.

Pillion rider Rajan Budhathoki of the same location sustained minor injuries, police added.

Police said they are looking into the case.