MAKAWANPUR, Sept 23: Six of the seven people who died in a road accident at Jurikhet of Bhimphedi Rural Municipality Ward No. 6, Makwanpur, on Thursday afternoon, have been identified.
Assistant Spokesperson for the District Police Office, Makawanpur, Ram Chandra Ghimire said the deceased are Shekh Arman, 25, of Jitpur Simara Sub-Metropolitan City-24 in Bara; Madan Bishwakarma, 43, of Makwanpur Gadhi-3 in Makawanpur; Hridya Narayan Panjiyar, 45, of Birgunj Metropolitan City-31 in Parsa; Sharan Narayan Sharma, 25, of Motihari in India; Raghuraj Neupane, 34, of Nuwakot district and Anjulaha Miya Thakurai, 33, of Jhitkaiya-4 in Bara district.
The identity of the remaining one person is not revealed yet. Four seriously injured people are receiving treatment at Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur, and 21 others are being treated at Hetauda Hospital, the police said.
Of the deceased, six died on the spot and one on the way to the hospital for treatment. The bus was reportedly carrying 35 passengers.
Police said the ill-fated passenger bus (Ba 3 Ka 7858) was coming from Kathmandu to Hetauda.