Jajarkot bus accident injured passengers

Nepal Army personnel rescue the injured passengers from a bus accident site in Khalanga of Jajarkot district, on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Photo: Dinesh Kumar Shrestha
KATHMANDU: The death toll in the Thursday bus accident in Bherimalika-4 of Jajarkot district has reached 26, according to the Nepal Army. Other 26 persons with critical injuries and nine with minor injuries are undergoing treatment. The Nepal Army said it had deployed a helicopter to rescue and airlift 18 injured to Nepalgunj.