2 killed in Kathmandu tipper hit

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Kathmandu, December 31

Two persons have died when a tipper hit them in Gurjudhara, Chandragiri municipality-12 of Kathmandu, on Wednesday evening.

The victims have been identified as Abhaya Lama (27), a resident of Galchhi in Dhading, and Subhas Gamal (25), a resident of Chitwan.

Inspector Khem Raj Raut of the Metropolitan Police Sector in Balambu says the tipper (Ba 4 Kha 2577) hit the pedestrians while they were crossing the road at around 10 pm. Both died on the spot.

It has been learned that they were returning after attending a party.

Police have confiscated the tipper and arrested the driver, Ram Chandra Thapa, for further investigation.