KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Two people were killed when a passenger bus met with an accident in the morning near Churiamai temple along the East-West Highway in Hetauda, Makwanpur.
According to Tek Bahadur Karki, spokesperson for the District Police Office, Makwanpur, the deceased are 60-year-old Dilli Bahadur Darzi, who lived near Damak-5 Model Campus in Jhapa, and 51-year-old Kalpana Rajwanshi, who lived in Morang Belbari Municipality-8.
Spokesperson Karki said that 36 other passengers were injured in the accident. The preliminary investigation by the police has revealed that the night bus (Na 7 Kha 2032), which was going from Kathmandu to Jhapa, went out of control and fell into a drain.
According to the police, out of 36 people injured in the accident, 30 have been discharged after treatment, two people have been referred to Kathmandu and three people to Bharatpur for further treatment. One injured person is being treated at Sancho Hospital in Hetauda.