Conductor killed in Siraha van accident

KATHMANDU: A man died on the spot after the pickup van he was travelling on met with an accident in Karjanha Municipality-4 of Siraha district on Sunday night, police said.

Police have identified the deceased as conductor Bishal Kami (23) of Chanyarara Municipality-5 in Mugu district.

According to police, the incident occurred when the van (Ba 15 Cha 6045), which was ferrying chickens, lost control and overturned at Bhuluke Chok last night.

Meanwhile, the driver, who has been reported safe in the incident, has been detained for further investigation, informed Bandipur-based Area Police Office.