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16 injured in Tanahun bus accident

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TANAHUN — At least 16 persons were injured when a passenger bu met with an accident at Belbas, Ghansikunwa-1 in Tanahun district on Monday morning.

The accident took place when the high speed passenger bus (Na 5 Kha 6427) heading to Birgunj from Pokhara lost the control over the edge of the road before it turned turtle,according to District Police Office, Tanahun.

The injured have been undergoing treatment at Laxmi Hospital in Dumre of the district.

Police said they have held the bus driver and started the investigation.

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Flood sweeps away bridge at Barhabise

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CHUTARA — Flood and landslide triggered by the incessant rainfall have swept away a concrete bridge over a local Sandi stream at Barhabise bazaar last night.

It has resulted in disruption of vehicular movement, creating hassles to the people especially from Barhabise municipality and Bhotekoshi rural municipality, said Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Barhabise, Yadav Thapa.

Twenty-two houses of Barhabise bazaar area have been waterlogged after the settlement was flooded.

The Chinese government had constructed the 40-feet long bridge in 2024 BS. Mud and sands have piled up to five feet on the road sides.

Three excavators have been used to remove the landslide debris, added Thapa. Engineer at the Road Division Office, Charikot, said preparation was underway to install a bailey bridge there.

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