11 people injured in Salyan bus fall

KATHMANDU: As many as 11 people were hurt after a bus ferrying students of a local school met with an accident at Sukilgaira of Dhanwang-7 in Salyan of mid-western Nepal on Tuesday morning.

According to Traffic Police, the bus Na 4 Kha 7646 veered off the road and plunged some 10 metres down at around 5:30 pm.

All the injured were rushed to the Rapti Zonal Hospital in Tulsipur of neighbouring Dang district.

One of the injured is said to be in critical condition.

Police said the driver is on the run after the incident.