KAPILVASTU: At least 12 people were killed and another 12 people were injured when a bus fell down 250m from the road at Hamsapur, Argakhachi on Sunday morning at 8:15.
The bus was heading from Gokhunga to Krishnanagar, Kapilvastu when the accident took place.
According to Radhe Shyam Singh, ASI of district police office, Arghakachi there were at least 35-40 people in the bus. He added that one of the deceased has been identified as Surya Bista, the driver of the bus and a local resident of Kapilvastu. The rest of the deceased are yet to be identified. He further added the injured are undergoing treatment at the district hospital, Kapilvastu.
The rescue operation is underway to save the rest of the people trapped in the bus.