32 injured in bus accident in Tanahu

Damauli (Tanahun), Jan 4: A total of 32 people were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident at Mauribazaar of Myagde rural municipality-6 on the Prithviraj highway this morning.

The bus (Ba. Pra. 03-001 Kha. 1206), which was going to Pokhara from Birgunj, went out of control and fell into the river below the road, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohan Bahadur Khand of District Police Office Tanahun.

One of the injured is reported to be in a critical condition while the condition of 14 people is moderate. The remaining are in normal condition.

According to the police, the injured also include the bus driver, 34-year-old Antim Sunar of Lumle, Annapurna Rural Municipality-6, Kaski, and his assistant, Sagar Shrestha, 32, of Shuklagandaki Municipality-6, Tanahun.