At least one person died and 15 others were injured in a micro bus accident in Kapilvastu district on Sunday. Two among the injured are said to be in serious condition.
The speeding micro bus (Ba 2 Kha 1591) heading for Dang with pilgrims returning from Manakamana temple skidded off the bridge and plunged into Badganga river yesterday night.
The deceased has been identified as Sita Dangi, 39, of Tulsipur, Dang. She succumbed to serious injuries she suffered in the accident while receiving treatment at Unity Hospital, Jitpur, reports quoted police as saying.
Thirteen among the injured are receiving treatment at the Jitpur-based hospital while two seriously injured are undergoing treatment at Bharatpur Medical College. Nepalnews.com