Rajbiraj, Saptari –A man was killed after drowning in a canal at Paschimi Nahar Dakaneshwori Municipality-3 in Saptari today, the police said. Local resident Ram Babu Mukhiya, 25, drowned while fishing in the canal near his house.
Mukhiya's body has been taken to Rajbiraj-based Gajendranarayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital and investigations are on, said the police.
Likewise, a man was killed when a motorcycle (Ba 94 Pa 5576) he was riding skidded off the road and fell some 20 meters at Roshi Rural Municipality-11 along the B.P. Highway. The deceased has been identified as Devraj Khatri. Khatri died in the course of treatment at a hospital. ---