Five hurt in mishap

DANG: Five persons were injured in a road mishap in Dang district on Friday night. Chandra Prasad Joshi and Sunita Regmi of Bajhang, Kumar Shrestha of Dhading, Lok Bahadur Khatri of Bardiya and Ichhha Ale of Butwal were injured when a truck heading to Dhangadhi from Butwal met with an accident at Satbariya, the police said. The injured are being treated in Lamahi. — HNS

Man robbed

BARA: An unidentified gang robbed Pusparaj Khatiwada, a staffer of Manharwa-based Small Farmers’ Cooperative in Bara district, of Rs 50,000 on Friday night. Khatiwada was robbed while he was returning home after drawing the money from the Kalaiya-based branch of Rastriya Banijya Bank, the police said. — HNS

One killed in accident

BARA: A person was killed and another injured when a bus hit their bicycle at Amlekhgunj in Bara district on Friday night. Bir Bahadur Syangtan, 55, a resident of Churiyamai-6, who

was critically injured in the accident, died in the course of treatment.

Bal Krishna Theeng, 45, was critically injured in the accident. Theeng

was sent to Kathmandu after he could not be treated in Birgunj,

the police said. — HNS