1 killed, 33 injured in Chitwan bus-truck collision

Published On: August 22, 2018 07:07 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

CHITWAN, Aug 22: A man died while 33 others sustained injuries in a truck-bus collision that occurred on the Narayangadh-Mugling road section at Bharatpur Metropolitan City-29 Khaharekhola on Wednesday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as 40-year-old Kajiram Yogi of Gorkha Arupokhari, according to District Police Office, Chitwan.

This incident took place when a bus, Na 4 Kha 7513, heading to Gorkha from Narayangadh collided head-on with a truck, Ku 1 Kha, coming from the opposite direction at Khaharekhola at 3 pm today. 

Of those injured, 27 are receiving treatment at Chitwan-based Medical College while six are undergoing treatment at Bharatpur Hospital, said police.

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