12 deaths in month

KATHMANDU: Vehicular accidents are increasing at an alarming rate, police say. According to the data released by Metropolitan Traffic Police Division, between March 15 and April 15, 56 trucks, 40 buses, 102 cars and jeeps, four tractors, 12 tempos and 148 motorcycles were involved in accidents in the Valley, killing 12 and injuring 365 people. — HNS