KATHMANDU — At least five Nepalis were killed in a bus truck collision in Uttar Pradesh of India on Monday. Other 28 persons were injured in the incident.
The incident took place when the bus (Na 4 Kha 7687) heading towards Delhi from Butwal via Nepalgunj collided head-on with the truck at Risiya in Baharaich of Uttar Pradesh yesterday night.
A police team under the charge of Inspector Pramod Kumar Chhetri has been sent to the incident site to inquire about the accident, according to DSP Tek Prasad Rai of the District Police Office, Banke.
Preparations are underway to bring the bodies to Nepal, he added.
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”.