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2 killed, 1 injured as van hits tipper in Maharajgunj

Kathmandu

Aug 6, 2018-

Two persons died when a van hit a tipper at Maharajgunj in Kathmandu in the wee hours of Monday.

The deceased have been identified as Ram Bahadur Thapa, 33, of Khotang and Pashupati Silwal, 30, of Sindhupalchok.

The van (Ba 19 Cha 6515) hit the tipper (Ba 4 Kha 9854) at around 1:30 am today, police said.

According to SSP Basanta Kumar Pant, Chief at the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division, critically injured in the incident, Thapa and Silwal breathed their last during the course of treatment at the Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH).

Van driver Suresh Parajuli, 22, of Sindhupalchok, who was seriously injured in the incident, is undergoing treatment at the TUTH.

Police said that they have impounded both the vehicles for investigation. RSS

Published: 06-08-2018 11:41

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