Nepali Buddhist monk killed in road mishap

A Nepali Buddhist monk was killed and five others injured when their three wheeler rammed into a tree near the Mahabodhi temple in Bihar`s Gaya district.

Updated: Feb 13, 2011, 18:43 PM IST

Gaya: A Nepali Buddhist monk was killed
and five others injured when their three wheeler rammed into a
tree near the Mahabodhi temple in Bihar`s Gaya district on Sunday.

The mishap took place when the driver of the vehicle
lost control over it, deputy superintendent of police Sunil
Kumar said.
The deceased monk was identified as G Chopel of Nepal.

Four other monks and the driver sustained injuries in
the incident, he said, adding they were rushed to a nearby
hospital for treatment.
The monks were on way to Mahabodhi temple to offer
prayers, Kumar said.

PTI