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20 injured in bus accident; five critical

- Ekantipur Report, GORKHA
20 injured in bus accident; five critical

Oct 5, 2014-

At least 20 passengers were injured when a minibus met with an accident at Gairi Chautara of Aap Pipal-1 in the district on Sunday. Five of the injured are critical, DSP Ramesh Thapa said.

The ill-fated bus (Dha 1 Kha 180) was en route to Dumre Bazaar of Tanahu from Harmi VDC of Gorkha. The bus plunged some 100 meters down the road. More than 40 passengers were on board the bus.

Police personnel and locals have been carrying out the rescue operation. Those sustaining minor injuries are returned after receiving medical attention at Aap Pipal Hospital while the critically injured ones have been taken to Dumre bazaar, police said.

 

Published: 05-10-2014 11:44

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