77-yr-old woman dies in truck-hit

Khotang, Oct 10 (RSS): An elderly woman died as she was hit by a truck here this morning. Jarikanya Rai, 77, of Bahunidanda of Halesi Tuwachung Municipality-1 died on the spot when the truck (Ba 3 Kha 6335) coming to Jayaram from Halesi struck her.

Following the fatal accident, kin of the victim have disrupted the Diktel-Halesi road, demanding stern action against the guilty and immediate compensation to the bereaved family. Police have taken under truck driver Arjun Rai and investigations into the case are underway, according to the police. She got hit by the truck while crossing the road, as witnesses said.


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