1 killed, 30 injured in Parbat bus mishap

Published On: November 17, 2017 05:50 PM NPT

PARBAT, Nov 17:  A person died while 30 others have been injured when a bus, Dha 1 Kha 87, carrying pilgrims met with an accident at Panchase in the district on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as 32-year-old Dipak Gurung. 

The injured have been sent to Pokhara for treatment. 

According to Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Bharat Prasad Paudel, the bus was heading to Arthar from Panchase after offering satbij (seven holy seeds) on the occason of Balachaturdashi, one of the famous Hindu festivals, when the accident took place.

The bus skidded off and fell some 150 meters down the road in Kushama Municipality-14 at 4 pm today.

A police team has been deployed to the incident site.


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