17 injured in two Bardibas bus accidents

MAHOTTARI: At least 17  people were injured in two different bus accidents in Bardibas-11 of Mahottari district along the East West Highway on Monday morning.

As many as 14 people were injured when the bus (Na 5 Kha 7189) en route to Biratnagar from Kathmandu collided with a tractor ( Ja 1 Ta 7089) coming from opposite direction, informed the District Police Office, Mahottari.

The condition of the two passengers, Kumar Shrestha of Kathmandu district and Sulav Rai of Sunsari district, is said to be critical.

Critically injured two passengers are have been sent to Kathmandu while remaining others are receiving treatment at Subhaswastik Hospital and Jansewa Clinic located at Bardibas, informed police.

Meanwhile, three persons were also injured when a bus fell off a road at the same place. The bus (Na 5 Kha9135) was heading toward Dharan from Kathmandu.

The injured passengers are receiving treatment at a local hospital in Bardibas.