2 killed, 1 injured as van hits bike in Morang

MORANG: Two persons died and another was injured after a van hit a motorbike they were riding on at Itahara-4 in Morang district on Wednesday.

The deceased have been identified as Kilindra Bista (18) and Raju Thapa (26) of Itahara-2 in the district.

Critically injured in the incident, Bista and Thapa breathed their last during the course of treatment at the Neuro Hospital in Biratnagar, according to the Area Police Office, Itahara.

Similarly, Prakash Rai (21), who was injured in the incident, is receiving treatment at the same hospital.

According to ASI Sitaram Bhandari , the van ( Ko 1 Cha 5569) heading towards Biratnagar from Itahara Bazaar hit the motorcycle ( Ko 7 Pa 5708) yesterday evening.