Two killed in Dhading bus accident

DHADING: Two people died when a bus met with an accident in Dhusa VDC along the Prithvi Highway in Dhading district, on Monday.

The deceased have been identified as bus driver Krishna Lal (45) and passenger Ratna Lal (60) of India, informed the Gajuri Area Police Office.

Ratnal Lal died on the spot while the driver died while undergoing treatment, police added.

Another person was severely injured in the accident and is currently undergoing treatment. Other passengers have not sustained any injury, police stated.

Police Inspector Murari Mishra said the Kathmandu-bound (Na 5 Kha 2081) bus might have skidded off the road after it lost control along the slippery road.

Further investigation into the case is underway, inspector Mishra added.