Road blocked over death

Chandranigahpur, May 5:

Locals of Paurai VDC in Rautahat district today blocked East-West highway demanding compensation to the family of the victims in a road mishap last Friday.

Hemanti Kumari Sahni, 10, and Pramila Kumari Sah, 9, were hit by a jeep on the Mangalpur road section at Paurai-3 and were rushed to the Narayani sub-regional hospital in Birgunj, where Hemanti died undergoing treatment.