Three of family die in Nawalparasi accident
Three members of a family died on Monday after a bus hit the motorbike they were travelling on in Pragatinagar of Nawalparasi district on Monday.
The deceased have been identified as Ram Prasad Bhusal, 55, of Prithivinagar-6, Pragatinagar, his married daughter Laxmi Tiwari, 26, of Rajhar and two-year-old grandson Yugal (Laxmi’s son). The three had died on the spot, according to Area Police Office, Kawasoti.
The accident occurred when the motorcycle (Na 19 Pa 8304) was hit by a passenger bus (Lu 1 Kha 7364) heading for Kathmandu from Bhairahawa while overtaking another bus. Ram Prasad was on his way to Rajhar to drop off his daughter Laxmi and grandson to their home.
After the accident, locals torched the bus and obstructed the highway. Police had to fire few rounds in the air to disperse the agitated crowd and clear the barricades in the highway. Nepalnews.com