HETAUDA: At least one person died and another 21 were injured when a passenger bus heading from Kathmandu to Birgunj met with an accident on the East-West Highway at Lewat in Basmadhi-3, Makwanpur on Friday morning.

According to the police, the deceased has been identified as Mamata Devi Saha, 13, a resident of Hajipur India. The police informed that the bus met with an accident when it overturned. The passengers injured in the accident are being treated in Hetauda Hospital.