11 injured in Tanahun bus accident

TANAHUN: At least 11 persons were injured when a bus they were travelling in met with an accident near the Abukhaireni Power House on Thursday.

The injured have been identified as Birendra BK (21) and Bel Bahadur BK (40) of Rukumkhola-2, Ganimaya Magar (30) of Bandipur-8, Samundra Bhattarai of Taple-8, Gorkha, Amrit Adhikari (30) of Bhanu-8, Bikas BK (27) of Ghansikuwa-3, Kajiman Shrestha (34) of Byas-2, Arjun BK (20) of Byas-8, Hari Kumar Shrestha (39) of Byas-11, Kamal Narayan Shrestha  (64) of Darechowk, Chitwan and Surendra Prasad Sah (50) of Birgunj.

Police said that the incident occurred when the bus (Na 4 Kha 7924) heading towards Abukhaireni of Tanahun from Mugling from Chitwan skidded off the road and fell some 75 metres down.

The injured are receiving treatment at the B&B Hospital, Lalitpur and Bharatpur Medical College, Chitwan, police said.