One die, five injured in Sindhupalchowk bus accident

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Kathmandu: A passenger died and five others were injured when a Kathmandu-bound bus from Helambu in Sindhupalchowk district met with an accident at Ichowk at Helambu on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Pasang Tamang, 55, of Palchowk, Helambu-3 from Sindhupalchowk district, according to the Area Police Office, Helambu.

Similarly, injured in the accident are Anuj Tamang of Helambu-6, Pasang Dorje, Sajan Tamang and Jangbu Tamang from the same place. Ayush Pandit of Helambu-7 also sustained injury in the accident, assistant police inspector Sunil Thapa said.

The ill-fated bus, Ba 4 Kha 5815, met with the accident due to brake failure, police said adding that further investigation into the accident was launched impounding the vehicle.