Connect with us

Trishuli bus plunge : PM Deuba expresses sorrow over loss of many lives

RSS

Published

on

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.

Continue Reading

World

Lightning strike kills woman in Saptari

RSS

Published

on

By

RAJBIRAJ — A woman was killed when lightning struck her in the field at Bishnupur Rural Municipality-6 in Saptari district on Saturday evening.

The victim is 50-year-old Keshari Devi Yadav, wife of Shailendra Kumar Yadav, Superintendent of Police Mukesh Kumar Singh said. She was struck by thunderbolt while picking up lentils in the field.

Another woman, Rinku Yadav who had gone together with Keshari to harvest lentil, has been injured in the incident. She is being treated at the Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zone Hospital at Rajbiraj.

Continue Reading

TOP PICKS