BIRGUNJ: A person was killed and another injured in a road mishap in Parsa district on Friday night.

Motorcyclist Ashok Adhikari, 40 died instantly when a tanker hit his motorbike at Viswa Hotel Chowk in New Bus Park in Birgunj, the Parsa District Police Office said.

Kamal Patel, a pillion rider who sustained minor injuries is being treated in Birgunj-based Narayani Sub-Regional Hospital.

Demanding compensation to the family of victims and action against the guilty, relatives of the deceased have been protesting the incident by obstructing the road in Birgunj.

In another incident, Karnakhar Adhikari, 56, a resident of Iwa VDC-3 of Terhathum was found dead in Tamor River in Panchami VDC of Panchthar district on Friday. The deceased was missing since Thursday. The body was handed to the family on Saturday, police said.