Two killed in Kapilvastu motorbike-truck collision

JITPUR: Two person died on the sport after a motorcycle they were riding on collided with a truck  in Banganga Municipality-5 of Kapilvastu district on Sunday night.

The deceased have been identified as a motorcyclist Rajesh Tharu (18) and pillion rider Prem Tharu (20), both the residents of Parrowa in Sainamaina Municipality-1 of Rupandehi district.

The incident occurred when the truck (Na Kha 9929) heading in a westward direction from Butwal collided head-on with the motorcycle ( Lu 16 Pa 5205) killing Tharu duo at Pipara last night,  according to Police Inspector Raju Karki at the Area Police Office, Pipara.

The bodies of the deceased have been sent to the Taulihawa-based District Hospital for postmortem, police added.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the four-wheeler and detained its driver for further investigation, said police.