Nepal | October 15, 2019

1 killed as bus catches fire after collision in Siraha

Rastriya Samachar Samiti

SIRAHA: A woman died and 26 others were injured when a commuter bus caught fire after a collision with a truck at Golbazaar of Siraha district along the East-West Highway on Thursday.

The identity of the deceased is yet to be established, police said.

According to Inspector Rajendra Upadhyay of the Area Police Office, Golbazaar, the bus (Na 5 Kha 8538) collided head-on with the truck (Na 2 Kha 4294) this morning.

Police said that the injured persons were rushed to various hospitals in Golbazaar for treatment.

The fire completely destroyed the bus and passengers’ belongings, police said.


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