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.
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.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.