Damauli, Oct. 19: A child was killed in a road accident at Dulegaunda VDC-8, Tanahun, along the Prithvi Highway today.


The deceased is six-year-old Kushal Gurung of Magyam Chisapani VDC of Syangja district, police said. Gurung was knocked down by a Damauli bound bus (Na 3 Kha 6523) while he was crossing the road, it is said.


After the incident, the irate locals and victims vandalized the bus and thrashed the bus driver. Police said that the driver was sent to Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara.


Likewise, the victims and locals have obstructed the Khairanitar-Pokhara road section after the incident from 11:30 this morning. Hundreds of passengers have been stranded after the agitation staged by the victims. RSS