Elderly man crushed to death by bus in Ilam

MANGALBARE, ILAM: An elderly man was killed after being run over by a passenger bus at Phakaphokathum Rural Municipality-1 in Ilam district today morning.

The deceased has been identified as local resident Som Prasad Dahal.

According to police, some passengers were boarding the stationary bus when suddenly it moved forward as brake failed and hit Dahal killing him on the spot before overturning, at Lungsungdang this morning.

It has been reported that no passengers aboard the bus are hurt. However, police have taken under control the driver Sandesh Poudel for further investigation.