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.