Eight people injured in bus accident

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Ramechhap: Eight people were injured when a bus met with an accident at Birta Lampani of Khimti, Likhu Tamakoshi rural municipality-6 in Ramechhap district this morning. Among the injured is the bus driver.

The bus with registration plate number Ba 5 Kha 5624 and belonging to the Araniko Yatayat Pvt Ltd was heading towards Manthali from Gairi of the rural municipality at the time of the accident.  The mishap occurred after the bus slipped in mud and the condition of three among the injured is serious, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Pradip Kumar Singh, the Chief of the District Police Office, Ramechhap.

The injured passengers are being treated at the Primary Health Centre at Khimti and at the Manthali Hospital while those with serious injuries have been sent to Kathmandu for advanced medical treatment.

Police said the bus was carrying 25 people. The District Police Office stated that the bus driver has been taken under control for further investigation into the incident. (RSS)