Bus accident in Tanahun leaves 18 injured

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Tanahu: As many as 18 people, including four minors, were injured in a bus accident at Byas municipality-12 in Tanahun district this morning. 

According to Deputy Superintendent of Police, Mohan Bahadur Khand, the ill-fated bus (Ga 2 Kha 1459) en route to Pokhara from Muglin fell off the road while overtaking a tipper. 

The injured passengers have been identified as Asima Sahi, 10, of Bhanu Municipality-1, Tanahu; Sabita Sunar, 21, and Sabina Sunar, 19 of Bhanu Municipality-3; Pradip Godar, 30, of Katahari Rural Municipality-2, Morang; Suran Rai, 40 and Sumitra Rai, 50, of Temkemaiyung Rural Municipality-9 in Bhojpur; Pillimaya Thapa, 34 of Byas Municipality-2; Gyan Devi Shrestha, 52 and Sneha Shrestha, 20 of Bandipur Rural Municipality-1; Anjal Bhattarai, 21, of Byas Municipality-2; and Purna Bahadur Gurung, 41, of Aanbookhaireni Rural Municipality-5, Tanahu. 

Others injured are Babita Thapa, 26 ; Nabin Thapa, 30;  Durga Thapa, 12 ; Nabina Thapa, 7 of Bhanu Municipality-1;  Dipa Thapa, 40, of Byas Municipality-2;  and Junu Bhattarai, 36 and Purnia Bhattarai, 8 of Byas Municipality-1, Tanahu. Among the injured, ten are being treated in Damauli Hospital and remaining eight in Pokhara-based Manipal Teaching Hospital.