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.Follow @gorkhapost
Maha Astami being observed today
KATHMANDU- Today Maha Astami festival is being observed throughout the country by the Hindus.
On this day, people offer special worship to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. They also sacrifice goats and roosters.
People who do not sacrifice animals, offers sacrifices of various vegetables and fruits in place of animals.
Special Durgapuja and prayer ceremonies are held at the Dasain Ghars. People also worship weapons, vehicles and machines.
On this day, a special Kalaratri worship is held at midnight at the Dashain Ghar of Hanumandhoka in the capital city.Follow @gorkhapost