18 killed in Dhading bus accident: Updated

The bus that met with an accident in Dhading on Tuesday. Picture: Pabilnews.com

Recentfusion.com–Dhading: At least 18 persons were killed as a passenger bus met with an accident in Marpak village development committee of northern Dhading at around 7 am local time on Tuesday.

The bus with a number plate Na 4 Kha 3318 that was en routing to Kintang Fedi of Darkha village development committee of same district from district headquarter, District Police Office Dhading informed. The bus plunged 300 meters down nearby Lapang Chautara of Marpak.

According to Dhading district SP Sharad Khatri, 10 man and 4 women among the deceased. Wounded 9 were being prepared for airlifting for treatment, informed Dhading CDO Bishwo Prakash Subedi. The ambulance has left for accident site to take injured. It has been suspected that the accident occurred due to rough road and overloaded bus.

Published on: September 27, 2016 2:09 pm

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