Four die, 19 injured in Rolpa bus accident

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Rolpa: Four people including the driver died and 19 others sustained injuries after a bus met with an accident at Madi Rural Municipality-4 Tarkebang in Rolpa district in western Nepal on Thursday evening.

The bus, Na 3 Kha 5518, en route to Thawang of Rolpa from Ghorahi of Dang district fell some 200 meters off the road killing three men and a woman, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)Naresh Raj Subedi said.

The deceased are Bir Man Budha, 40, Kumar Pun, 50, and Dipak Roka, 29, of Paribartan Rural Municipality, the police said. However, the identity of the deceased woman is not ascertained so far.

Four people had also died near Ghartigaun of Madi Rural Municipality in the district in a road mishap that occurred last week.