Indian national falls off van in Saptari, dies

RAJBIRAJ: A man died after falling off the van he was travelling on in Bhardaha along the East-West Highway of Saptari district on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as Jhabar Marik (45) of Supaul Karjain in India.

Marik was standing at the back of the majick van (Ko 1 Ja 2403) en route from Rajbiraj to Kanchanpur when he lost his grip and fell on the road, according to District Police Office, Saptari.

Critically injured Marik was rushed to Theliya-based Dharmeshwar Hospital in Saptari where he breathed his last during the course of treatment, informed police.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the van for further investigation, said police.