Motorcyclist killed in Jhapa road mishap

A motorcyclist died in a road accident at Padajungi road section of Kamal rural municipality-5 in Jhapa district Wednesday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Saurav Tajpuriya, 18, of Kamal rural municipality-6, according to Area Police Office, Damak.

The accident took place when the tipper (Ko 1 Kha 5223) hit the motorcycle (Me 9 Pa 2291). Saurav died while undergoing treatment at a local Lifeline Hospital.

Chief at Area Police Office, Damak, Deepak Giri, said that police have arrested the driver and impounded the vehicle. Investigation into the case was underway, he added.



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