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Tipper hit kills teenager in a wee-hour accident in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, December 5

A teenager died in a road accident in Thapathali of Kathmandu in the wee hours of Sunday.

Sujan Sapkota (19), a resident of Panauti in the Kavrepalanchok currently residing in Sitapaila of Kathmandu, died after being hit by a tipper (Ba 2 Kha 7327), at around 5:45 this morning.

Riding on a scooter (Ba 24 Pa 9359), Sapkota was seriously injured after the tipper heading towards Tripureshwar from Thapathali hit him. He was rushed to the nearby Norvic Hospital but breathed his last during treatment.

The pillion rider, Aashish Humagain (22), a resident of Panauti, is injured and is undergoing treatment at the Norvic Hospital.

The Metropolitan Police Circle in Singhadarbar detained the tipper driver for further investigation.

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