PALPA — At least 12 persons have been killed after a passenger bus they were travelling in met with an accident at Rambha Rural municipality-4 of the district killing atleast twelve people.
The ill-fated bus Lu 1 Kha 975 en-route to Rampur from Palpa,Tansen, which was taken for the picnic of Laxmi Finance, has fell some 200 meters off the road while giving side to a jeep approaching from opposite direction, according to police.
Police said that twelve people have died and five have sustained severe injuries. Thirteen other injured are receiving treatment at Lumbini Medical Hospital and United Mission Hospital.
176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border
KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.
On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.
The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.
Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.
The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.
The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.
Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.