15 injured in Pokhara microbus accident

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POKHARA: At least 15 persons were injured when a microbus they were travelling in met with an accident at Dobilla in Pokhara on Saturday morning.

According to the District Police Office, Kaski, the incident occurred when the microbus (Ga 1 Kha 3426) heading towards Pokhara from Bharatpokhari skidded of the road and fell some three feet down.

Police said that the incident might have occurred due to overspeed.

Among the injured, 11 are receiving treatment at the Manipal Teaching Hospital and four at the Namaste Hospital, police said.

Police said that the microbus driver was also injured in the incident.

(Input from Rastriya Samachar Samiti)