33 army personnel injured in Dadeldhura road accident

DADELDHURA: As many as 33 Nepal Army personnel were injured when a vehicle carrying them met with an accident in Saukharka of Dadeldhura district along the Bhimdutta Highway, on Sunday.

The vehicle of the Dadeldhura-based Garud Battalion reportedly fell some 50 metres down the road.

The incident took place when they were returning after clearing the highway blocked by a heavy snowfall on Saturday night.

Of the injured, three are critical, said Prem Bogati, Captain of the Battalion.

The injured personnel are undergoing treatment at the Dadeldhura Sub-regional Hospital.