Bus hit kills cyclist in Sunsari

BHOJPUR: A bus hit incident killed a cyclist in Ramdhuni-Bhasi Municipality-5 along the East West Highway in Sunsari district early Saturday morning.

The deceased has been identified as 55-year-old local Rohit Bhandari.

According to police, Bhandari was hit by the bus (Na 3 kha 5284) carrying a team of visitors from Bheri Community Forest Users' Group, at around 6 am today.

The injured Bhandari was then taken to the Nobel Hospital in Biratnagar, where he breathed his last during the treatment.

Meanwhile, Pakali Area Police Office has impounded the bus and taken the driver into custody for further investigation.