Rider killed as bike hits deer on East-West Highway in Bardiya

KATHMANDU: A man died after the motorcycle that he was riding on accidentally hit a deer on the East-West Highway at Shivapur-1 near Bardiya National Park in Bardiya district in western Nepal.

The deceased has been identified as 36-year-old Bishnu Bhakta Rawal of Tikapur, Kailali, police said.

Rawal died on the spot in the incident that took place on Saturday.