Death toll from Ramechhap bus accident reaches 13

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Kathmandu: The death toll from the Ramechhap bus accident has reached 13 after four passengers succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment at Dhulikhel Hospital on Tuesday afternoon.

A total of nine people died on the spot in the accident.

The bus, Ba 3 Kha 8396, heading to Kathmandu from Ramechhap met with an accident along the border of Sunapati Rural Municipality-5 and the Khandadevi Municipality-1. According to Ramechhap’s Chief District Officer Deepak Kumar Pahadi, the accident reportedly took place at 10:30 am.

The cause of the accident is yet to be established and the identification of the deceased is yet to be ascertained, police said.