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Woman killed in road accident


Nepalnews
2021 Aug 08, 11:09, Saptari
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A woman has died in an accident on the East-West Highway at Shambhunath Municipality-6 in Saptari district on Saturday night. Maladevi Giri, 65, of Adarsh Kotwal Rural municipality-3 of Bara died at the Unique Hospital in Rupani rural Municipality, Saptari Police said.

The accident took place when a tanker truck (Na 4 Kha 2441) collided head-on with a bus (Na 4 Kha 2800) at around 9 pm, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police, District Police Office, Saptari, Madhav Prasad Kafle. The woman was getting off the bus when the bus had stopped for lunch and was hit by a tanker going from east to west.

According to DSP Kafle, Giri was rushed to Unique Hospital in Rupni for treatment, where she took her last. Police have arrested the driver of the tanker truck Ganesh Mandal, 45, of Khadikobra in Morang Biratnagar Metropolitan City-4.

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