Traffic in Ghanta Ghar and surrounding areas was disrupted for a while when students of Tri-Chandra campus blocked the vehicular movement and torched a micro bus that mowed down a student this morning.
Twenty-six-year-old Nangel Shrepa of Okhaldhunga was hit by a micro bus (Ba 1 Ja 9136) on zebra crossing while the driver behind the wheel lost control of the bus. He later succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at Kathmandu Model Hospital.
Metropolitan Police Circle Durbarmarg DSP Ramesh Basnet said that the irate students also torched the micro-bus. Police said that the driver has been taken under custody for investigation.
Traffic in the area has now resumed after the brief disruption.