Lalitpur, June 18 :

Police constable Achyut Kharel was killed and another motorcyclist Shyam Shahi injured when a tempo hit two motorcycles at Manbhawan, Lalitpur, yesterday.

According to the police, the two motorcycles were being driven by Kharel and Shahi respectively. Kharel was taken to B&B Hospital where he was declared dead in the evening. Shahi, 45, who stays at Kusunti, Lalitpur, was brought to the Patan Hosptial where he is undergoing treatment and his condition is said to be normal.

Kharel had been sent to the area by the District Police Office to observe the situation. Police said that they have taken the tempo under control whereas the driver is still absconding.

At Baphal, Kathmandu, 9-year-old Govinda Poudel, son of Lal Prasad Poudel, was injured when a bus hit him yesterday afternoon. Govinda, who stays at Baphal hails from Nuwakot. He is undergoing treatment at the B&B Hospital. His condition is reported to be normal.