Pedestrian killed in Chitwan hit-and-run

CHITWAN: A pedestrian was killed after he was knocked down by an unidentified vehicle in Gunjanagar of western Chitwan on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as a local Som Bahadur Ghale (50), police said.

The incident occurred at around 3 am at an isolated road section, said Superintendent of Police Deepak Thapa of the Chitwan District Police Office.

Police said Some had sustained head injuries when they found him.

Further investigation into the incident is underway.

(With inputs from Rastriya Samachar Samiti)