Nuwakot mini-truck accident victims' death toll reaches 20

NUWAKOT: The death toll of the accident victims who suffered road accident at Ghyangphedi in Dupcheshwor Municipality of Nuwakot district on Friday, has now reached 20.

It has been reported that 15 others are receiving treatment at various health institutions.

The accident occurred when the mini-truck (Ba 3 Kha 3913) carrying over 40 persons fell some 400 metres below the road over a cliff in Dupcheshwor Rural Municipality.

The truck was heading to Sisiphu from Shikharbesi.

The accident site is three-and-a-half hours’ ride from Bidur.