Two students injured; BP Highway brought to halt in protest


Sindhuli, Feb. 13: Students have brought the vehicular movement along the BP Highway to a grinding halt in protest of unruly driving.
Students claimed that they resorted to disrupt the traffic services when a Tata Sumo jeep hit the college-going girl students and run away.
Rojina Karki and Manita Thapa, students of Sindhuli Multiple College, had sustained injuries when the jeep hit them at Kamalamai Municiplaity-4, Dhungebas this morning.
Critically injured Rojina has been sent to Kathmandu for treatment while Manita is being treated at Sindhuli Hospital.
Agitating students hit the street and threw the vehicular movement out of gear calling for action against the guilty and arrangement of treatment to the injured students.
Chakra Bahadur Singh, Superintendant of Police (SP) at District Police Office Sindhuli, informed police took control the Sumo jeep (Ba 3 Cha 6751) and driver who went at large after the accident from nearby Sindhuligadhi. He pledged to take necessary action against the driver.
With the traffic halt, the vehicles from Kathmandu to Terai districts and from Terai to Kathmandu have been put on hold in Sindhuli.
SP Singh said preparation was underway to send the stranded vehicles to destinations through alternative routes. RSS

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