Protest after bus runs over 18-yr-old

- Post Report, SALYAN

Feb 24, 2016-

Locals protested after a passenger bus (Ra 1 Kha 738) killed an 18-year-old youth at Sharada Municipality-6 in the district on Tuesday. Police said Govinda Basnet of Tharmare-1 died on the spot after the bus hit him. Basnet was working as a helper in another bus (Ra 1 Kha 778). After the enraged protesters vandalised vehicle and showed demonstrations, police fired two round bullets into the air to take situation under control. 

“We were compelled to fire bullets into the air after the protesters showed violent demonstrations,” said a chief of temporary police station in Barala, Mohan Chand, informing that enraged locals obstructed Salyan-Rukum stretch along the Rapti Highway.  

Three persons killed in accident 

BIRATNAGAR: Three people were killed after a mini truck (Na 2 Kha 5544) met with an accident at Tingla in Solukhumbu on Monday night. The ill-fated mini truck was transporting materials to Mulki VDC from Okhaldhunga to Solukhumbu. 

Police identified the deceased as Bhim Bahadur Basnet of Mulki-1 of Solukhumbu, Chatra Bahadur Basnet, while the identity of another is yet to be ascertained. Police informed that another seriously injured person has been undergoing treatment at District Hospital. 

Published: 24-02-2016 08:30

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