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Bus fatally hits child in Rukum

- Post Report, Rukum

Oct 16, 2018-

A child died when a bus knocked him down at Salle in Musikot Municipality-1, Rukum West on Tuesday.

Nine-year-old Prayash BC of Salle was left critically injured after being hit by the bus. He was rushed to the District Hospital where he breathed his last during the course of treatment.

The bus (Ba 3 Kha 7461) was heading towards Mulkhola from Salle Bus Park when the incident occurred at around 1 pm today.

According to eyewitnesses, Prayash along with Jenish BC, 8, were playing near the road when the driver lost control of the vehicle and hit them.

Police said that Jenish and bus driver, whose identity is yet to be established, were seriously injured in the incident.

DSP Sumit Khadka of the District Police Office said that preparations are underway to take them a hospital outside the district.

They were undergoing treatment at the District Hospital. The bus fell some 150 metres down the road.

 

Published: 16-10-2018 18:08

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