22 injured in Makawanpur bus fall

HETAUNDA: At least 22 people were injured when a school bus met with an accident at the Thaha Municipality in northern Makawanpur on Tuesday.

According to Birendra Paneru, the chief of Palung Area Police Office, the bus (Ba 2 Kha 2028), heading to Khartikhola of Thaha, fell some 30 feet down the road.

Bus belonged to the Himalayan English Secondary Boarding School and its students were on board the bus at the time of accident, police added.

The injured are receiving treatment at a primary health care centre.

One of them is said to be in serious condition.