27 Nov, Jitpur, Kapilvastu: Two persons were killed when an eastbound truck (Na 2 Kha 9929) collided head on with a motorcycle (Lu 16 Pa 5205) at Banaganga Municipality-5 in Kapilvastu district on Sunday night.

The deceased have been identified as the ill-fated motorcycle rider Rajesh Tharu, 18, and pillion passenger Prem Tharu, 20, both of Sainamaina Municipality in Rupandehi.

They died on the spot. The police have taken under control the truck and its driver.