Bus, truck collision claims 5 in Nepalgunj
Five persons were killed and 10 others injured when a passenger bus met with an accident in Nepalgunj district on Monday.
The accident occurred when the passenger bus heading for Banke from Pyuthan collided head-on with a truck coming from opposite direction at Kanchanpur-5 section of East-West Highway in Banke district on Monday.
The deceased have been identified as Muna Basnet of Pyuthan, Kusmi Devi Thapa of Dang and truck dirver Dal Bahadur Oli of Kailali. Two others were yet to be identified, police said.
Two of the injured are in critical condition and receiving treatment at Nepalgunj Medical College in Kohalpur. The remaining injured are admitted to various hospitals in the district, reports said.
Police said they are yet to ascertain the reason behind the accident. Nepalnews.com