2 killed, 30 injured in Arghakhanchi bus accident

ARGHAKHANCHI: Two people were killed and 30 others were injured when a bus they were travelling in fell below the road in Malarani Rural Municipality-2 of Arghakhanchi district this morning.

The incident occurred when the bus (Lu 1 Kha 7518) heading towards Butwal from Arghatos, Dandakateri skidded and fell 100 metres below the road, killing two of the passengers and injuring 30 others, at Sanpdanda today, according to local residents.

The injured were rescued. They were rushed to health institutions in Sandhikharka and Tamghas for the treatment, police said.

It is yet to establish the identities of the deceased and injured.

At least 10 of the injured passengers are in critical condition, according to a local Tanka Khanal.