NEPALGUNJ: One person was killed and 26 others injured in a road mishap in Banke district on Friday.
The deceased has been identified as Shalikram Marasini, 28, a resident of Nepalgunj-5, police said. Marasini who was critically injured succumbed to his injuries on the way to hospital, police said.
As no vehicle is plying on the roads due to the two-day Madhes bandh called by Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum, a vehicle of Armed Police Force took the injured passengers to Kohalpur Teaching Hospital for treatment, police said.
The accident occurred when a bus heading to Dang from Nepalgunj turned turtle in Khaskusma-2, the border of Banke and Dang districts at 1:35 pm, Bijay Pandit, chief of Armed Police Force at Bageshwori Battalion said, adding that the ill-fated bus had met with the accident 200 metres west from the battalion.