Three dead, 23 injured in Nuwakot road accident

Published On: February 17, 2023 08:00 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

NUWAKOT, Feb 17: Three persons died and 23 others sustained injuries in a road accident that occurred on Thursday at Bidur Municipality-12 in Nuwakot district.  

Superintendent of Police (SP) Ramesh Pandit said that the bus (Ba 2 Kha 845) heading to Dangsingh of Tarakeshwar Rural Municipality from Battar of Bidur in the district fell some 150 meters off the road. 

SP Pandit said two persons died on the spot and another succumbed to his injuries while receiving treatment at Trishuli Hospital.

The deceased are Ram Prasad Aryal of Tarakeshwor Rural Municipality-6 and his wife Sita Devi Aryal, 60, and 58-year-old Baburam Darji of Bidur-3. 

Of the injured ones, five have been referred to Kathmandu for further treatment. 

Eyewitness said that the bus plunged off the road after the driver lost control of the vehicle.


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