Infant killed, 5 injured in Lakhimpur bus accident

KALALI : An infant died and five other sustained injuries when a bus they were travelling in met with an accident near Bhira in Lakhimpur city of India on Saturday.

Police identified the deceased as four-month-old Bishnu Thapa of Bannigadhi jaygadh Rural Municipality-4, Accham.

The bus (UP 0330 P 1375) was heading towards India from Dhangadhi of Nepal when the incident took place this morning, said the District Police Office(DPO), Kailai. There were 56 Nepali workers on board the bus when the incident occurred, police said.

Police said that both the father and mother of the deceased, however, survived the incident.  

Similarly, five other Nepali workers, who were injured in the incident, have already returned home after receiving primary treatment in India. 

DSP Ved Prakash Joshi of the District Police office, Kailai, said they will receive further treatment at the Seti Zonal Hospital.

 

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