ONCE-OVER

Villagers kill 2 dacoits

DHANGADHI: Two dacoits were killed on Saturday night when the villagers retaliated against their looting bid in Godavari VDC of Kailali. Six others were captured by the villagers, while seven managed to flee. — HNS

Compensation given

BIRATNAGAR: The Armed Police Force has provided Rs 60,000 as compensation to the family of Chandra Basnet of Sijuwa VDC, who was killed at the hand of sucurity forces a few days ago. InPanchthar, the security forces arrested two Maoistswith socket bombs on Sunday evening.— HNS

1 killed in bus mishap

BARA: A passenger bus hit and killed Ek Dev Gautam, 40, at Simara on Sunday, Traffic Police Office Pathlaiya said. Gautam died on his way to hospital. The agitated locals blocked the highway for the whole day. —HNS