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Two women killed as truck hits scooter

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Feb 17, 2017- Two women died when a truck hit a scooter they were riding near Balaju Machhapokhari in Kathmandu on Friday.

Police said the scooter (Ba 77 Pa 3208) heading towards Balaju was hit from behind by a truck (Na 5 Cha 8465), killing the rider and the pillion. Rinakumari Rai, 38, of Manhari-5 in Makwanpur, and Sonima Thapa Magar, 35, of Khalte-6, Dhading, died in the accident, police said.

The duo injured critically after the accident succumbed on their way to hospital, Sub-inspector Gokarna Nepal informed.

Police have impounded the truck while the driver has absconded.  

Published: 17-02-2017 14:30

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