KAWASOTI — As many as 38 persons were injured in a truck-transport collision at Rajahar-6, Jharahikhola of Nawalparasi along the East-West Highway last night.
According to the Area Police Office Nawalpur, a bus (Lu 1 Kha 4922) heading to east from west and a truck (Lu 1 Kha 8613) coming from opposition direction collided each other.
Five among the injured are critical and rest are in normal condition, police confirmed. Seven injured are being treated at Chitwan Medical College Bharatpur and other 31 are undergoing treatment at Chitwan Medical Science College (Old), police informed.
The accident was occurred due to high speed. Police have arrested truck driver Rajesh Chaudhary, 24, of Shivaraj Municipality, Kapivastu and impounded the truck for further action.
The condition of bus driver however is critical, police said.
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”.