Update: Death toll in Salyan bus accident reaches 12

Death toll in Salyan bus accident has reached twelve.

Of the 12 dead, 10 were women and two were men.

The identities of the three dead has been revealed while the identities of the remaining nine are yet to be established.

The deceased has been identified as Tilak wali(29) of Salyan district, Indra Adhikari(65) and kalawati Budhathoki (70) of Dang district.

DSP Govinda Thapa of the District Police Office said that preparations are underway to take six critically injured in incident to Kathmandu through a chopper.

8 killed as bus falls off road in Salyan

SALYAN: At least eight persons died when a bus they were traveling in met with an accident near Kharkhola in Kapurkot, Salyan on Sunday.

The ill-fated bus (Na 2 Kha 2552) was heading towards Tulsipur of Dang from Khalanga of Salyan when the incident occurred, DSP Govinda Thapa of the District Police Office said.

He said that there were as many 30 persons on board when the incident took place.

It has been learnt that the bus fell some 200 metres down the road.

 

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