KATHMANDU — Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed deep sorrow over the death of many people in a bus accident in Dhading Saturday morning.
A bus (Na 6 Kha 1467) en route to Kathmandu from Rajbiraj in Saptari district skidded off the road and plunged into the Trishuli River at around 5:00 am from the turning point at Ghatbesi in Gajuri Rural Municipality along the Prithvi Highway in Dhading district.
In a message of condolence, the Prime Minister said he was heartbroken by the news of the loss of many lives in the accident. He extended emotional tributes to the bereaved families and wished for speedy recovery of the injured.
The Prime Minister has instructed the local administration, Nepal Police, Nepal Army and the Armed Police Force to intensify the search for those went missing in the incident.
According to the police, the bus was carrying 55 passengers beyond its capacity at the time.Follow @gorkhapost
Two died and eight injured in accident
KATHMANDU—Today morning, Two died and eight injured when the microbus (Ba 3 Kha 4042) and minibus (Lu 1 Kha 4194) collided each other in Myagade Rural Municipality-4 of Tanahu district.
Police has identified the deceased as Chija Kumari Batas of 50 and Saraswati Kunawar of 35.
The injured passengers of Microbus are identified as microbus driver Tul Bahadur BK, Sabila Khan Namuk Miya, Chandra Bhandari, Bindu Maya Thapa, Kamala Sura and Satyakala Neupane.
The cause of the accident is not identified yet.Follow @gorkhapost