POKHARA: A teenager has died and 19 others have sustained injuries after a micro-bus en route to Abukhaireni from Gorkha met an accident on Wednesday at Gorkha Municiplaity, Birinchok.

According to Police Office at Province 4 Headquarters, Pokahra, the micro-bus plated Ba 3 Kha 4658 tripped on the highway at 10 am after its brakes failed killing 16-year-old Shrada Gauli of Abukhaireni in Tanahu District.

Likewise, six passengers suffered fatal injuries and have been referred to Kathmandu for further treatment.

The bus driver has been taken into custody, police said.