ARGHAKHANCHI: A vehicle heading towards the district headquarters Sandhikharkha met with an accident at Naharpani, Dahakhola of the district on Sunday late afternoon, killing at least 15 passengers.
As many as 14 people, including driver and his helper, died on the spot when the Force bus (Ba 6 Cha 1029) veered off the road and plunged 200 metres down. One person died while being rescued.
The bus was coming from Butwal of Rupandehi district when the fatal accident happened at around 5 pm. The incident site is about 7 kilometres far from the district headquarters.
Four others have been rescued and rushed to hospital for treatment.