Biker dies in accident

GAIGHAT: A motorcycle rider died on the spot after a school bus hit him along the Kadamaha-Gaighat road section at Churekhanda of Udayapur on Saturday night.

The deceased has been identified as Dinesh Sherstha, 28, of Triyuga Municipality, police said.

The accident occurred when the bus belonging to Lahan-based Mery Land School, hit the bike coming from the opposite direction, while returning after a picnic in Gaighat.

It is said that pillion rider Aabesh Ojha was critically injured in the accident.

He is receiving treatment at Neuro Hospital in Biratnagar.