November 23, 2018 08:35 AM NPT
DARCHULA, Nov 23: A mini-bus met with an accident in Malikarjun-3, Darchula.
The bus Ma 1 Kha 436 fell 300 meters down the road. The bus traveling to Khalanga from Malikarjun Temple. One died in the accident while 17 have sustained injuries and have been sent to Gokuleshow Hospital for further treatment. Six are in critical condition.
Police have estimated around 40 passengers were in the bus since the exact numbers could not be confirmed as the bus traveled during the night hours.
DSP Nawaraj Adhikari said Nepal Police, Armed Police Force, Nepal Army and locals assisted the relief work.