25 killed, 40 injured in Doti bus accident (Update) | Top Stories
DHANGADI, OCT 06 -
At least twenty five people have been killed and forty others injured
when a passenger bus heading to Dhangadi from Doti met with an accident
near Chatiwan in the district on Monday.
The ill-fated bus (Na 3 Kha 5707) plummeted some 300 meters down the
road. Six amongst the deceased are female while six others are minors.
22 of the injured are said to be in critical situation.
Assistant Sub Inspector Dan Bahadur Karki, who reached the incident
site after the accident, informed that 30 passengers have been rescued
and sent to Dhangadi for treatment. More than 80 people were on board
the passenger bus.
According to police, bodies of 13 people have been identified.
Police speculate that death toll from the accident could rise.
According to the station manager at local Attariya-based Godawari FM
Station, no any ambulance has reached the accident site.
The accident site is 50 kilometers north from Attariya in Dhangadi.