Two people were killed in separate road accidents in Jhapa district last night.
Buddhi Raj Limbu, 17, who was pillion riding on a motorcycle was killed when the tractor (Me 1 Ta 4049), hit the motorcycle at an inner road at Mechinagar municipality-15. The person driving the motorcycle has been seriously injured in the incident is receiving treatment at the Omsai Pathibhara Hospital at Bhadrapur, the District Traffic Police Office, Jhapa stated.
Similarly, 26-year-old Ganga Gurung of Ilam municipality-3 died when the motorcycle he was riding collided with another motorcycle at Jhiljhile road section of the East-West Highway. Tika Gurung, 18, who was pillion riding on the same motorcycle, was critically injured in the mishap and is undergoing treatment at the B&C Hospital at Birtamod, police said.