Youth killed in Tanahun bus fall

TANAHUN: At least one person died while 19 others sustained injuries while a passenger bus fell off the road in Manpang-1 of Tanahun on Saturday evening.

Other 19 have sustained injuries.

The bus (Na 5 Kha 7227) en route to Muglin of Chitwan from Pokhara of Kaski had fallen around 20 feet down the road in Chhabise, Manpang-1, along Damauli-Khairenitar section of the Prithvi Highway.

The deceased has been identified as Bishnu Bahadur Aale (25) from Jamune-4 of the district.

The body is being taken to the Damauli Hospital for postmortem.

Meanwhile, the injured are undergoing treatment at various health facilities in Tanahun and Pokhara.