Dhading, February 25:

Two passengers died and 25 injured when a bus heading to Duwakot from Dhadingbesi met with an accident near Syauli along the Dhadingbesi-Duwakot section of the road today. The deceased have been identified as Hem Kumari and Bhakta Bahadur. The injured are undergoing treatment in Dhading District Hospital.

Meanwhile, 15 persons were injured when a mini-truck heading to Ghodakhori of Okaldhunga from Sanghutar bazaar of Ramechhap met with an accident at Singhadevi of Okhaldhunga today. The mini-truck, carrying 20 persons, skidded off the road and fell 10 metres down. Anupama Wagle, Naniraj Bhandari and Raju BK of Singhadevi-7, who were critically injured in the accident, are being treated in Manthali. The other injured are getting treatment in Sanghutar bazaar.