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7 killed, 15 rescued as bus plunged in Trishuli River

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DHADING — At least 7 people were killed and 15 others have been rescued alive when a bus plunged in the Trisuli River at Gajuri Rural Municipality in the district on early Saturday morning.

According to area police office Gajuri, 13 among those injured are undergoing treatment at Gajuri Hospital while two others have been sent to Trauma Center in Kathmandu.

The ill-fated bus, Na 4 Kha 1467, heading to Kathmandu from Rajbiraj of Saptari skidded off and plunged into the Trishuli River at 6 am today.

Nepal Army, Armed Police Force have been deployed to the incident site for rescue.

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DPM Pokharel gets responsibility of Officiating PM

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KATHMANDU — Ahead of his visit to the People’s Republic of China, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has given the responsibility of the Officiating PM to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokharel.

PM Oli, who is also the chairman of Nepal Communist Party (CPN), is leaving here for China today.

Similarly, Oli has appointed party’s senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal as the officiating chairman of CPN, according to CPN central committee member Bishnu Rijal. Currently, another chairman of CPN Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is out of the country.

Likewise, deputy parliamentary party leader of CPN Subas Chandra Nembang has got the responsibility of officiating parliamentary party leader in the absence of parliamentary party leader and PM Oli.

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