KATHMANDU — UCPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Speaker Onsari Gharti on Wednesday visited Maoist leader Barshaman Pun, who is undergoing treatment at the Sukhumvit Samitivej Hospital in Bangkok.
Speaker Onsari Gharti is the spouse of leader Pun.
Upon their arrival in Bangkok, former Prime Minister Dahal and Speaker Gharti were received by Nepal’s Ambassador to Thailand Khagaraj Adhikari. Dahal is accompanied by his spouse Sita also.
Dahal and Gharti had traveled to the Thai capital earlier Wednesday to meet the leader, who apparently experiences genetic hyperbilirubinemia (jaundice).
Pun was flown to Bangkok after his health deteriorated even after he was treated in Gurgaon-based Medanta City Hospital of India.Follow @gorkhapost
13 injured after truck rams two buses
CHITWAN — At least 13 persons were injured when a truck rammed two passenger buses heading towards Pyuthan and Birgunj from Kathmandu at Nau Kilo area this morning.
Three among the injured are reported to be in critical condition. The accident took place at 3:20 am at Ichhakamana rural municipality–6, according to District Police Office, Chitwan.
The Pyuthan–bound bus (Na 4 Kha 6591) and Birgunj–bound bus (Na 7 Kha 5023) were rammed by a truck (Lu 1 Kha 5294) en route to Pokhara from Bhairahawa.
Among the injured 12 are from the Pyuthan – bound bus including its driver and the truck driver. Two are undergoing treatment at the Chitwan Medical College while 11 are being treated at the Purano Medical College.
The truck driver Krishna Chaudhary, 41, from Chiruri of Kapilvastu, Sabidevi Gharti Magar, 60, of Khalanga of Pyuthan and Pabitra Gharti Magar, 27, of Naugiritar of Pyuthan are in critical condition.Follow @gorkhapost