Update: Death toll in Sindhupalchowk bus crash climbs to 11, 30 injured

Published On: October 11, 2019 11:40 AM NPT By: Madhu Sudan Guragain

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Oct 11: The death toll has climbed to 11 in Sindhupalchowk bus accident. Earlier, it was reported that eight persons were killed and more than a dozen were injured when a bus met with an accident at Indrawati rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk on Friday morning.

The incident occurred when the ill-fated bus (Ba 2 Kha 2715) skidded off the highway at Bhotsipa and fell some 200 meters down. According to witnesses, the bus was overcrowded.

The bus was en route to Kathmandu from Sipatar of Sindhupalchowk when it met with the accident. Authorities are working to airlift the injured to Kathmandu for further treatment.

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