DHADING: As many as 31 persons sustained injuries after the passenger bus they were travelling on overturned in Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality-9 of Dhading district on Sunday morning. According to Gajuri Area Police Office, the bus (Ba 2 Kha 4683) en route from Kathmandu to Bardiya was over-speeding when it lost control and overturned at a turning near Hugdipul today morning. The injured were rescued with the help of locals and police and were sent to Highway Community Hospital in Malekhu and Gajuri Primary Health Centre, where they are undergoing treatment. Among the injured, one is in a critical condition and was later referred to Kathmandu-based health facility for further treatment. The bus was reportedly carrying 41 passengers at the time of the incident. Meanwhile, the highway that was obstructed for some time following the accident has opened now.