KANCHANPUR: At least 12 persons were injured in a road accident at Banahara bridge of Jhalari-7 in Kanchanpur district along the East-West Highway this afternoon.
The accident took place when a bus coming from Dhangadhi hit another bus from the backside as the former followed the latter.
Of the injured, seven are undergoing treatment at Sewa Nursing home at Attariya and remaining passengers with minor injuries are undergoing treatment at a pharmacy in Jhalari.
According to the Area police Office, Jhalari, condition of five injured is critical.
Police have arrested a driver of one of the buses and the other driver is undergoing treatment as he was also injured in the accident.