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One died, 40 wounded in Mahottari bus mishap

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JANAKPURDHAM — One person died and 40 other were injured while a passenger bus met with an accident in Jaleshwor of Mahottari on Monday.

The deceased is yet to be identified, according to the District Police Office, Mahottari.

The accident took place when the bus Na 2 Kha 8752 coming to Jaleshwor from Janakpur this morning. The deceased died on the spot while injured are undergoing treatment at Jaleshwor District Hopital, said police.

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Flood sweeps away bridge at Barhabise

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CHUTARA — Flood and landslide triggered by the incessant rainfall have swept away a concrete bridge over a local Sandi stream at Barhabise bazaar last night.

It has resulted in disruption of vehicular movement, creating hassles to the people especially from Barhabise municipality and Bhotekoshi rural municipality, said Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Barhabise, Yadav Thapa.

Twenty-two houses of Barhabise bazaar area have been waterlogged after the settlement was flooded.

The Chinese government had constructed the 40-feet long bridge in 2024 BS. Mud and sands have piled up to five feet on the road sides.

Three excavators have been used to remove the landslide debris, added Thapa. Engineer at the Road Division Office, Charikot, said preparation was underway to install a bailey bridge there.

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