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.
Advance booking open for Dashin
Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.
The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.
On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking. Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.Follow @gorkhapost