In yet another road accident, as many as twenty-three people were injured in a bus accident at Madhyabindu Municipality-11 in East Nawalparasi last night.
The bus with registration number Na 7 Kha 415 was heading toward Dhangadhi from Kathmandumet when it met an accident.
Twenty-three out of 50 passengers were injured when the bus overturned due to brake failure on the right side of the East-West highway, said Superintendent of Police Santosh Pathak, the Information Officer at the District Police Office, East Nawalparasi.
The injured passengers have been taken to Madhyabindu Hospital. Out of the 23 casualties, 18 were discharged from the hospital after general treatment while five of the injured passengers have been referred to the Purano Medical College hospital. Police have taken the bus driver under control.