RAJBIRAJ, Feb 17: Two persons were killed when a truck skidded off the road, hitting a roadside tree at Agnisaire Krishnasawaran Rural Municipality of Saptari district along the East-West Highway today. Another one was injured.
The deceased have been identified as Bharat Tamang of Nijgadh-8 in Bara and Ashok Lama of Udayapur who were in the truck.
The injured truck driver Sharuav Lama from Nijgadh has been receiving treatment at Dharmeshwor Hospital at Theliya, said the police. The truck (Na 5 Kha 1651) was heading to the west from east.