22 injured in bus accident

KAWASOTI: At least 22 passengers were injured in a bus accident at Bahunekuna in Madhyabindu Municipality-11 of Nawalpur along the East-West Highway last night.

The accident took place when the passenger bus (Na 5 Kha 4696) bound to Kathmandu from Surkhet overturned after it lost balance, informed Deputy Superintendent of Police Leelaraj Lamichhane at the District Police Office.

The injured are undergoing treatment at old Chitwan Medical College in Bharatpur. One among the injured is reported to be in critical condition.

The bus was carrying a total of 34 passengers.