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24 injured in Doti bus accident

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DHANGADHI — Twenty four people were injured, including six in critical condition, as the bus they were travelling on met an accident in Jorayal Rural Municipality-2 of Doti district on Thursday morning.

All passengers including the driver of the bus were injured in the accident, according to police.

The incident occurred when the bus (Na 5 Kha 9114) en route from Darchula to Mahendranagar plunged some 100 metres below the road in Athasimod at around 3:00 am today morning.

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The passengers were rescued from the bus that was found stuck on a tree below the road. They were sent to Attariya-based Padma Hospital where they are currently undergoing treatment.

The cause of the accident is yet to be determined.

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Child killed in road accident

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PASCHIM- A child has been killed and two other people sustained injuries in a vehicle accident occurred at Salle, Musikot Municipality-1, Rukum Paschim, today. 

The victim, nine-year-old Prayas BC breathed his last at the District Hospital, Salle. 

The vehicle (Ba 3 Kha 7461) was on its way towards Mulkhola from Salle. The bus fell 150 meters from the road when the driver lost control, District Police Office, Rukum Paschim, stated. 

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The injured are eight-year-old Jenis BC and the driver whose name is not known. Jenis is said to be in critical condition, Chief of the District Police and Deputy Superintendent Sumit Khadka said. 

According to police, the vehicle ran over Prayas and Jenis who were playing on the road.

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