BIRGUNJ: A girl was killed when she was hit by a petroleum tankar on Tribuvan Highway along Birgunj-Pathlaiya road on Tuesday.
The deceased has been identified as Puja Sahani, daughter of Prabhu Sahani and a local resident of Jitpur 3. According to mid-regional traffic police office, Pathlaiya the injured Puja breathed her last on the way to the hospital in Birgunj.
Puja was walking on the street when the accident occurred.
Following the accident the local residents of Jitpur, industrial corridor of Birjung-Pathlaiya disrupted transportation demanding proper compensation to the kin of the deceased and action against the culprit.
According to Bigyan Basnet, Inspector of Bara the tractor driver along with his tractor is in the custody of Jitpur Police Station.