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3 killed, 9 injured in Chitwan microbus-truck collision

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CHITWAN — At least three persons died on the spot and nine others sustained injuries after a microbus collided with a truck along the Prithvi Highway in Ichchha Kamana Rural municipality-3 of Chitwan district on Friday morning.

The microbus, Ga 1 Kha 7392 was en route to Kathmandu from Pokhara when it collided with the truck, Na 6 Kha 4064, coming from Kathmandu to Mugling, according to Chitwan District Police Office.

The truck fell about 50 metres below the road in the collision impact, police informed.

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All the deceased were the microbus passengers, police said. Police informed that all the injured including the truck driver, have been rescued by the security personnel deployed from Muglin Police Post.

The injured are being rushed to the Bharatpur Hospital.

Police have also kept the truck’s driver in custody for further investigation.

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Woman killed in Bajura house collapse

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BAJURA — A woman was killed after a house collapse in Budhiganga Municipality-1 of Bajura district on Friday night.

The house belonging to Nande Pari collapsed due to incessant rain at Makka has last night killing 45-year-old Kala Pari, according to Bajura District Police Office.

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Three other houses have also collapsed at Saudwada of the same ward due to the incessant rain. However, no human casualties have been reported, police said.

Likewise, the torrential rain have damaged several houses and posed the risk of landslides to others, informed police.

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