SAPTARI — At least 32 people were injured in a bus accident here in the district on Monday morning. Among them, four are critically injured, according to police.
The bus (Na 4 Kha 9743), travelling to Biratnagar from Dhangadhi, when the accident occurred near Kanchanpur Barrier, police said.
The passengers were headed to attend the general convention of the Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum Loktantrik.
The passengers with minor injuries are being treated at the Dharmeshor Hospital, Theliya.
Critically injured Bimala Chaudhary, Ram Prasad Chaudhary, Siriya Chaudhary and Hari Krishna Chaudhary of Dhangadhi Municipality-16 are being treated at the Neuro and Nobel Hospital in Biratnagar, informed Police Inspector Gaurav Mahat of the District Police Office, Kanchanpur.
The remaining 28 are receiving treatment at local Dharmeshwar hospital.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.