BAITADI — At least six people were injured when a bus they were travelling in met with an accident at Patan Municipality-7 in Baitadi district on Sunday.
Among to the injured, Bhojraj Joshi (60) of Baitadi and Chandra Dhami (28) of Api Municiaplity of Darchula sustained crtitical wounds and they were rushed to Kailali for treatment, DSP Mohan Prasad Pokharel of the District Police Office, Baitadi informed.
The passengers with minor injuries are being treated at a local hospital.
Police said that the incident occurred when the bus (Na 5 Kha 4565) heading towards Darchula from Mahendranagar skidded off the street and fell 30 meters down at around 3:45 am.
There were 17 persons on board the bus when the incident took place.
Police said that they have detained bus driver Bharat Bhatta (32) of Jhalari Pipaladi Municipality of Kanchanpur for investigation.
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”.