CHAUTARA — Two persons died on the spot and nine others were wounded in a passenger bus mishap that occurred at Baramchi of Sindhupalchowk district on Wednesday.
The deceased have been identified as Maili Tamang (47) of Baramchi VDC-2 and Daba Syangbo (55) of ward no. 6 of the same VDC.
According to DSP Biswo Adhikari, three of the injured are in critical condition and are being treated at Dhulikhel district hospital in Kavre.
The passenger-ferrying bus (Ba 2 Kha 2702) en route to Paitan VDC, Kattike from Kathmandu met with the accident after it veered suddenly and fell some 200 metres off the road.
The injured were rescued on the same night, police informed.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.