At least 30 were injured in a bus accident today at Manakamana of Kispang Rural Municipality-5 in Nuwakot district, today.

Among the injured, 10 people are reported to be critical condition and they have been airlifted to Kathmandu for further treatment, according to the District Police Office Chief Superintendent of Police, Tul Bahadur Karki.

The accident was reportedly caused by brake failure.

The bus (Ba 4 Kha 5762) was en route to Kathmandu from Bhalche of Kispang-1 when the incident occurred.

According to reports, some of the passengers were travelling on the roof of the ill-fated bus.