Kathmandu: At least nine persons have been killed in a road accident in Ramechhap district on Tuesday morning.
DSP Raj Kumar Thing at District Police Office, Ramechhap, said that the mishap happened when a passenger bus met with an accident at Sunapati Rural Municipality-5, Lubhughat.
According to him, all of them died on the spot. He added that 22 passengers injured in the accident are undergoing treatment at Dhulikhel Hospital.
DSP Thing said that a chopper has been called to airlift the seriously injured passengers to Kathmandu for treatment.