KATHMANDU — Two people were killed and more than 25 people were injured in a bus accident in Pharping of Dakshinkali Municipality-4 on Thursday morning.
The bus, Ba 1 Kha 9999, was heading to Kathmandu from Pharping when the accident took place.
The deceased have been identified as 42 year-old Manju Basnet of Dakshinkali Municipality-5 and 25-year-old Sunil Shrestha of ward no five. Accordig to police, the two died while they were being taken to Vayodha Hospital.
Accoring to Police Constable Shree Maya Tamang of Area Police Office, Pharping, among the injured in the incident, 14 are receiving treatment at Pharping-based Manamoham Hospital while the remaining others have been referred to Vayodha Hospital, Balkhu.Follow @gorkhapost
Narayangadh-Muglin road obstructed
CHITWAN — The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been obstructed following a landslide in Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-6 of Chitwan district, on early Thursday morning.
The road section has been obstructed following a landslide at Tope Khola on the Narayangadh-Mugling section of the highway, the District Police Office Chitwan said.
According to police it will take five to eight hours to remove the landslide debris. Landslides are frequent on this section of the highway whenever it rains as the hill slopes on the road side have been scraped in course of the road widening works.Follow @gorkhapost