Three killed in assorted road accidents

KATHMANDU: Three persons have died in two separate road accidents in Jumla and Baglung on Wednesday.

Two persons died when a bus met with an accident at Ghodenga in Sinja Rural Municipality -2, Jumla district. The incident occured when the bus (Na 6 Kha 4438) heading towards Nepalgunj from Gothijyula fell some 200 metres down the road, Chief District Officer Bijaya Kumari Prasain said.

Police identified the deceased as Nabin Rawal and Bishal Bom. It has been learnt that only four persons were travelling in the bus.

A rescue team has been sent to the accident site, police said. An ambulance has also been sent to bring the injured people to the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences, the District Police Office said.

Similarly, a person died and three others sustained injuries in a jeep accident at Pala of Kathekhola Rural Municipality-1 in Baglung district.

The deceased has been identified as Shyam Sharma (45). Police said Sharma died on the spot.

Police said that the driver has been absconding after the incident. Those injured in the accident are being treated at the Dhawalagiri Hospital. RSS


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