Two killed, three hurt in road mishaps

Dhading/Pokhara: Two persons died and three were injured in three mishaps on the Prithvi Highway today. Bharat Kharel of Jhapa, who was heading to Kathmandu from Chitwan, died when his motorcycle skidded off the road and fell on the Trishuli river bank in Jogimara-2 of Dhading. Mohan Wagle of Chitwan was critically hurt.

Ram Bahadur Kunwar, 45, of Tharpek-2 died when a truck hit him at Lower Gagandanda along the highway in Pokhara.

In another incident, two persons were hurt when a motorbike heading to Kathmandu from Chitwan collided with a Kathmandu-bound truck at Bandare of Benighat-8 on the highway.