Daughter killed, father injured in road accident in Saptari

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Saptari: A man was injured and his daughter was killed in a motorcycle accident in Kalyanpur Bazar, Khadak municipality-7 in Saptari, last night. The deceased, Anjila Basnet, 10, was a resident of Bagaha Tole of Triyuga municipality-9 in Udaypur district.

Anjila was a pillion rider on a motorcycle (Ko 15 Pa 192) while her father, Dhruba Basnet, aged 36, was riding the motorcycle. The girl passed away during treatment at Chhinnamasta Hospital, Rajbiraj, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police, Naresh Kumar Singh. Her father is currently receiving medical treatment. 

According to the Area Police Office in Kalyanpur, a car (Ba 3 Cha 5293) traveling from east to west collided with the motorcycle coming from the opposite direction. The driver of the car has been arrested.