1 killed, 28 injured in Tanahun bus accident

DAMAULI:  A man died and 28 others were injured in a bus accident in Michhurlung of Majhkot VDC in Tanahun district on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Dil Kumari BK (45) of Shuklagandaki Municipality-13.

According to the Tanahun District Police Office, the incident occurred when the bus ( Ga 1 Kha 4970) heading towards Bhimad from Ruptar of Ramjakot  fell off two metres down the road.

Among the injured ones, seriously injured eight have been referred to the Pokhara-based Charak Hospital, while others are receiving treatment at Narayan Medical Hall of Bhimad.

Police have suspected that the incident might have occurred because of the vehicle was on a high speed  and carrying passengers more than the capacity.