2 dead, 50 hurt in bus crash
Jan 3, 2017-A bus carrying picnickers plunged off a bridge over the Dudhaura stream along Pathalaiya-Nijgadh road stretch in Bara district on Sunday night, killing two persons. More than 50 others were injured.
The bus (Na 3 Kha 7668) was returning to Parwanipur of Sarlahi district from Martyr Memorial Park at Hetauda in Makwanpur district.
The students of Parwanipur-based Dim Higher Secondary School had reserved the bus for the New Year’s picnic.
Rabin Bajyu, 15, of Parwanipur-1 and Sandesh Basnet, 20, of Parwanipur-5 died in the accident. Their bodies were taken to Sub-regional Hospital in Birgunj for postmortem, according to police.
Police said the injured passengers were receiving treatment at Tarai Hospital in Simara and Gandak Hospital in Birgunj.
4 Nepalis among 6 dead in India jeep accident
BAITADI: A jeep accident in the Indian state of Uttarakhand on Sunday killed six people, including four Nepalis. The deceased Nepalis were the members of a same family from Sharmali VDC in Baitadi. They were identified as Govinda Saud, his brother Basudev, sister-in-law Gomati Devi, and five-year-old nephew Aayush. They were travelling to their ancestral home in Doti when the jeep crashed.
Published: 03-01-2017 09:22