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Press Trust of India  |  Motihari 

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The deceased were identified as Rajesh Kumar Sinha (25) and Ashok Yadav (30), Kotwa police station's Officer In-Charge A.K. Saha said.

The truck driver escaped after the accident, he said, adding that the vehicle has been impounded for investigation.

The bodies were sent for post-mortem, Saha said.

The incident sparked off a protest by the local people who blocked traffic on the NH-28 for several hours before senior officials rushed to the spot and assured compensation to the kins of the victims before the protesters called off the blockade.

  

Two bikers killed in road mishap

Two persons were killed today when a truck rammed into their motorcycle on NH-28 near Dipao crossing in Bihar's East Champaran district, a police officer said.

The deceased were identified as Rajesh Kumar Sinha (25) and Ashok Yadav (30), Kotwa police station's Officer In-Charge A.K. Saha said.

The truck driver escaped after the accident, he said, adding that the vehicle has been impounded for investigation.

The bodies were sent for post-mortem, Saha said.

The incident sparked off a protest by the local people who blocked traffic on the NH-28 for several hours before senior officials rushed to the spot and assured compensation to the kins of the victims before the protesters called off the blockade.

  
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