LAMJUNG — The death toll in the bus accident that happened on Thursday evening has reached 11. A bus (Na Chha Kha 4136) en route to Jeetakot from Damauli plunged some 300 metres down off the road in Madhyanepal municipality-5, Tamakhani.
The identity of all the deceased have been established, said the Tanahun District Police Office. The deceased of late are Sagar thapa, 16, of Madhyanepal municipality-6 and a two-month baby, Joya Khawas.
The Pokhara-based Manipal Hospital had declared them dead no sooner they were taken to the hospital for treatment, 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”.