29 injured in Salyan bus accident

KATHMANDU: As many as 29 persons were injured after the bus they were travelling on skidded and fell some 100 metres below into the paddy field at Tunibot in Triveni Rural Municipality-6, of Salyan district on Sunday.

The incident occurred when the bus (Na 4 Kha 5754), en route to Rukum from Ghorai, Dang veered dangerously onto the edge of the road while trying to give passage to a Jeep coming from the opposite direction, according to the District Police Office, Salyan.

The bus  lost its control  and fell below the road at around 9:00 am today,  added Salyan DPO.

All the injured are undergoing treatment at various hospitals of the district, informed police.

Police are investigating into the case.