MAHOTTARI — The cadres of agitating Unified Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have destroyed some 150 liter diesel in the district headquarters of Mahottari, Jaleshor, on Sunday morning.
They destroyed the diesel brought from Vittamod of India, stating that the ongoing border blockade and Madhes agitation were challenged.
The agitating cadres spilled the diesel on the road and set fire on it at around 5:00 am today, leader of UDMF Lal Babu Yadav admitted.
It is learned that the cadres also attempted to set a motorcycle that was used to bring the fuel on fire.
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