3 killed in attack, bike mishap

BUTWAL: Two motorcyclists were killed when their motor bike hit a parked truck at the Traffic Chowk in Butwal on Thursday night.

The deceased have been identified as Kaladhar Bhandari, 21, of Dayanagar VDC-1, Rupandehi and Amrit Ghimire, 23, of Mahendrakota VDC, Kapilbastu.

The police have taken the truck driver into the custody after the incident. .

Likewise, a woman was killed and another seven locals were injured in an attack by robbers at Rudrapur VDC-1, Rupandehi on last night.

According to the police, Dhan Kumari Thapa, 58, was killed during an attack by robbers when she tried to fight back in her house.

A group of some 12 armed robbers looted Rs. 1,50,000 from Thapa's house at the village. The robbers detonated an improvised explosive device at the house.

The injured are receiving treatment at the Lumbini Zonal Hospital in Butwal.