Pillion rider killed in bike-bus collision

RUPANDEHI: One person died and other sustained injuries after a motorbike they were riding on collided head-on with a bus at Pattharganga of Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City-19 on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as pillion rider Jham Bahdur Pariyar, a permanent resident of Butwal-14.

The injured motorcyclist, Bimal Thapa (25) of Butwal-14, is admitted to the Butwal-based Lumbini Zonal Hospital for treatment.

Pariyar was also taken to the same hospital, where he succumbed to injuries.

Police have taken bus driver in custody and impounded the vehicle.