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10 killed after passenger-bus plunges into river

Kathmandu, June 14: At least 10 passengers were killed and 18 other injured in a bus accident that occurred at Aathbisa municipality-4, Nainal in Dailekh today.


The ill-fated bus (Na 4 Kha 2998) en route to Mahendranagar of Kanchanpur from Jitegada of Kalikot had plunged into the Karnali River at around 3:00 this afternoon.


Among the deceased are one girl child, seven men and two women, shared Deputy Superintendant of Police (DSP) Dhor Bahadur Budhathoki who was deputed to the accident site.


The injured are undergoing treatment at the local hospital. Preparation is underway to airlift the critically injured to Kathmandu for further treatment, Budhathoki informed.

The deceased are yet to be identified. RSS

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