Nepal | June 18, 2019

One killed in accident


Himalayan News Service

Locals trying to pull a water tanker that fell below the road, in Chobhar, on Friday, April 12, 2019. Photo: Nishant S Gurung/THT

KATHMANDU: A helper of a water tank truck was killed after the truck hit a motorcycle and turned turtle at Chobhar of Kirtipur Municipality on Thursday night.

The deceased has been identified as Sandesh Giri, 17, of Sindhupalchowk district. The bike rider, Ajit Maharjan, 22, of Taudaha, who was injured in the truck-hit, is undergoing treatment at Sanepa-based Star Hospital.

The truck driver fled the scene following the accident. Police said they were searching for him.


A version of this article appears in print on April 13, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.

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