Over half dozen injured as microbus overturns in Saptari

RAJBIRAJ: Over a half dozen people were injured when a micro bus met with an accident at Portaha of Saptari along the East-West Highway on Monday evening.

The microbus (Ba 3 Kha 8096) bound for Kakarvitta from Kathmandu overturned while trying to give way to a bicycle coming from the opposite direction.

Of the injured, condition of three passengers Shanti Kumari Rai (45) of Topgachhi-5, Jhapa; Sunita Sherestha (25) and Suman Kumar Ghimire of Koteshwor, Kathmandu are critical and they were rushed to Golden Hospital in the district for treatment while others are receiving treatment at Bhardaha-based Shiva Clinic, according to Police Inspector Gaurav Mahat.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the microbus.