Youth killed in Bardiya road mishap

BARDIYA: One person died and 15 others were injured in a road accident at Motipur in Bardiya district along the east-west highway Sunday.

The identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained.

The incident took place when a vehicle (Ba 1 Ja 5202) over turned after the driver lost control of the vehicle after hitting a cycle at Basgadhi Municipality-9 in the district, said Inspector Chakra Bahadur Damarpal at Area Police Office.

Of the injured, condition of two is critical. Five injured have been taken to Kohalpur for further treatment and the remaining 10 injured are receiving treatment at a local medical centre.