LAMJUNG — At least nine people have been dead after a bus en route to Lamjung from Damauli met with an accident in Tamakhani village of Madhya Nepal Municipality, Thursday evening.
According to police, the skidded off the road and plunged some 400 metres down the road. Eight people died on the spot, informed police.
Twelve other passengers were seriously injured while nine of them in critical condition, according to the police.
The ill-fated bus (Na 6 Kha 4136) was headed for Jita from Damauli, informed police.
Those in critical condition were sent to a hospital in Tanahun via ambulance while the rest of the injured were sent on passenger buses.Follow @gorkhapost
Advance booking open for Dashin
Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.
The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.
On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking. Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.Follow @gorkhapost