A student died while 22 others sustained injuries after the bus they were travelling on had an accident in Tulsipur Sub-Metropolitan City-15 of Dang district on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as 19-year-old Samjhana KC of Tulsipur -16, informed Shiv Bahadur Singh, Chief of Area Police Office, Tulsipur.

According to police, the bus (Ra 1 Ka 433) was ferrying Grade 11 and 12 students of Tulsipur-based Gyanjyoti Secondary School when it lost control due to brake failure at Saraiya Danda Chok.

Among the injured students, five have been sent to Kohalpur Teaching Hospital while 17 others are receiving treatment at Rapti Provincial Hospital in Tulsipur.