One more dies in Chitwan road accident

CHITWAN: The death toll in the road  accident that occurred at Phisling of Darechok-9  in Chitwan district on Sunday has reached two.

The deceased have been identified as Gangaman Gurung (78) and Aash Bahadur Gurung of Kawasati Municipality-13 in Nawalparasi district.

According to the District Police Office, Chitwan, Gangaman breathed his last on the way to hospital and Aash Bahadur died while receiving treatment at Bharatapur-based Chitwan Medical hospital.

Among the injured ones, the condition of five is critical.

The incident had occurred when a microbus ( Na 1 Ja 50000) bound for the Capital collided with a bus ( Lu 1 Kha 8725) c coming from the opposite direction while attempting to overtake a truck ( Na 4 Kha 9871), informed police.