KATHMANDU, Aug 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives in an accident in which a bus fell into the Trishuli River from the Narayangadh- Muglin road section.
Twenty-one people were killed and many more injured in the bus accident that took place this morning.
The President has extended heartfelt condolences to the members of the grief-stricken families of those killed in the accident and wished speedy recovery to those injured in the incident; a communique issued on behalf the Office of the President by Assistant Spokesman at Office, Dhruba Raj Acharya, stated.
The communique also stated that the President has expressed the belief that all the stakeholders concerned will pay attention so that such sad incidents do not recur in future in the context of an increase in the trend of such road accidents since the last few days. RSS