At Sundarharaicha, near Birat Chowk of Morang, a tipper has caused the death of a 11 year old girl. She has been identified as Lakshmi Dhakal, the daughter of Lekhnath Dhakal. According to Nir Bahadur Bika, Assistant Inspector of Birat Chowk’s traffic police department, the truck was en route Biratnagar and that the driver of the truck has fled the scene of the accident.
Local residents, angered by the accident, burnt 7 tippers along the highway. The police are trying to control the situation, and fire trucks have been brought in to douse the fire.