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At least four killed in Arghakhanchi district bus accident

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  Kathmandu, Nepal      October 06 2017

Arghakhanchi, Nepal: At least four persons killed and dozens other injured when a passenger bus met with an accident at Sabdanda of Malarani Rural municipality of Arghakhanchi district on Friday morning. 
 
The ill-fated bus with registration number Lu. 1 Kha. 7518 was heading for Butwal from Dandakateri of the district. It is said that the bus had met accident at around 8:30. 
 
The details of the deceased are yet to be ascertained.  But the locals involved in the rescue operation have said that a 10 year old toddler and a 40 years old woman had died on the spot. 
 
Among the injured passengers, seriously injured seven passengers are being airlifted to Kathmandu. Others injured are rushed at the district hospital of Arghakhanchi district. 
 
It is said that at least 50 passengers were boarded in the bus.  All the passengers have received injuries. Negligence of the driver and overload of the bus is believed behind the fatal accident.