23 injured in bus accident, eight in critical condition

- Post Report, BHAKTAPUR

Jul 27, 2016-

At least 23 people were injured when a passenger bus veered off the road and fell some 150 meters in Budathoki Gaun, near the Changunarayan temple in Bhaktapur on Tuesday.

Eight of the passengers were seriously injured, said SP Kiran Bajracharya of the Metropolitan Police Circle Bhaktapur. Two of them were referred to BNB Hospital, Gwarko, and one to the TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj.

The bus (Ba 2 Kha 6817) from Ratnapark was headed for Changunarayan.

Other injured are being treated at Bhaktapur Hospital, Iwamura Hospital and Madhyapur Hospital in Thimi. The bus was carrying three dozen passengers.

According to SP Bajracharya, the bus had

the accident as the road had caved in due to an incessant downpour.

Published: 27-07-2016 09:39

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