Mishap claims senior citizen’s life

Nawalparasi, October 24:

A truck hit a person to death in Amarapuri Village Development Committee-6 of Nawalparasi district this afternnoon, the Kawasoti Area Police Office said.

Sixty-eight-year-old Sitaram Bhattarai of Amarapuri was hit by the truck that was heading to Butwal from Narayangarh.

According to the area Police Office, Bhattarai died on the spot.

Enraged at the incident, local residents brought vehicular movement to a halt on the East-West Highway.

The truck driver has been taken into custody for investigation, the police office said. It said the truck had been impounded.