54 injured in bus accident

Published On: October 25, 2021 02:12 PM NPT By: RSS

PANCHTHAR, Oct 25: Fifty four passengers have sustained injuries when a bus they were travelling in met with an accident at Panchthar. Among the injured, 10 are in critical condition. 

The bus with registration number Ko 1 Kha 3865 had left for Jhapa from Shivadobhan, Phidim Municipality-4. It fell down 20 metres off the road at Shantipur as it tried to overtake another vehicle. 

Police said all the passengers injured in the mishap were rescued and sent to the Panchthar District Hospital and Pathibhara Hospital for primary treatment. Preparations are being made to send the critically injured passengers to Jhapa for further treatment. 

It is said that most of the passengers are from Kummayak, Tumbewa and Phalgunanda rural municipalities in the district. They were returning after visiting their families and relatives during the Dashain festival.


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