SIRAHA — A woman was killed and 26 other passengers wounded when a passenger bus burst into blazes after it collides with a truck early today at Golbazaar of Siraha under the East-West highway.
The passenger bus (Na 5 Kha 8538) collided with a truck (Na 2 Kha 4294), said Inspector, Rajendra Upadhaya, of Area Police Office, Golbazaar.
An unidentified woman burned to death in the mishap while the injured passengers were rushed to various hospitals in Golbazar for treatment.
The fire has completely destroyed the bus and the passengers’ belongings. The continual rainfall is hammering the rescue effort, 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”.