17 injured in Gorkha bus mishap

GORKHA: At least seventeen persons were injured when a bus heading from Gorkha to Kathmandu met with an accident at Majhuwa Deurali in Gorkha district on Wednesday afternoon. According to district police office, Gorkha, a passenger bus skidded off the road and fell some 100 metres down the road. Condition of five persons is reported to be critical. All the injured have been rushed to district hospital for treatment, police said.