2 die in bus-motorbike collision in Nawalparasi

NAWALPARASI: Two persons died when a commuter bus knocked a motorbike in Naya Belhani-8 of Nawalparasi along the East-West Highway on Tuesday night.

The deceased have been identified as motorcycle rider Ravi Bhandari (22) of Madhyabindu-8, Nawalparasi and pillion rider Om Prakash Yogi Chaudhary (25), police said.

The bus (Na 5 Kha 9424) en route to New Delhi from Pokhara hit the motorbike (Lu 17 Pa 985) on the way to Chormara from Dumkibas of Nawalparasi.

Critically injured duo breathed their last at Primary Health Centre, Chormara, police confirmed.