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Three Killed 14 injured in Okhaldhunga Bus accident

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  Kathmandu, Nepal      July 09 2019

 
Okhaldhunga, Nepal, July 10, 2019: At least three persons killed and 14 others sustained injuries when a passenger bus met with an accident in Okhaldunga district on Wednesday morning.
 
According to the report, the ill-fated passenger bus with registration number Me. 1. Kha. 1891 that was heading towards Solukhumbu from Kakarbhitta, met with an accident at Manebhanjyang area of the district. 
 
The bus met with accident after it skidded off the road and plunged about 20 meters down the roads. However, the cause of the accident is yet to be established.  
 
It is said that three persons had breather their last on the spot. The deceased have been identified as bus driver Krishna Bahadur Basnet of Jhapa district, Maya Thapa of Solukhumbu district and Lal Bahadur Dhami of Sindhuli district.
 
Among the 14 injured passengers, three persons have been reported as critical in condition. They have been airlifted to Kathmandu for further treatment. Other injured have been receiving treatment at local hospital.