42 hurt in bus mishap

LALITPUR: At least 42 persons were injured when a commuter bus on way to Pyutar from Chapagaun fell some 100 metres down a gorge at Lele in Lalitpur on Wednesday. The injured are undergoing treatment in B&B, Patan, Alka and Ananda Ban Hospitals. Injured Krishna Bahadur Pakhrin and Kumari Thing are reported to be in a critical condition. All the 42 passengers on board the bus were injured, the police said. The bus driver, who has been detained

for interrogation, had turned himself in. Sitaram Bamjan, one of the injured passengers, blamed the negligence of the driver

for the mishap. “