Death toll in Sankhuwasabha bus accident reaches 14

Update: Death toll in Sankhuwasabha bus accident has reached 14.

The bus (Ba 4 Kha 735) was heading towards Damak from Madi Municipality when the incident occurred at Satghumti in Puladda of Madi Municipality-6.

Chief District Officer Nurhari Khatiwada said that 14 persons lost their lives in the incident.

Police identified the deceased as Anjana Katwal, Dikshya Katwal (5), Indra Bahadur Adhikari (38), Sita BK  (30) of Madi municipality-6, Sankhuwasabha, assistant driver Umesh Bhattarai (35), Bhawani Dahal (55), Shyam Sherpa (52) of ward no-5, Aita Bahadur Tamang (38), Sabita Raut Karki (35), Bal Bahadur Kark of ward-4, Indra Adhikari of ward-2, Samikshya Yonzan and her son Sudip Ghising (8) of  Taplejung. and the bus driver Bipin Niraula (35) of Ausidada, Terathum.

7 killed in Sankhuwasabha bus accident

KATHMANDU: At least seven persons died when a bus met with an accident at Ramdevi in Madi Municipality of Sakhuwasabha district on Thursday.

Chief District Officer Nurhari Khatiwada said that seven persons died on the spot when the bus (Ba 4 Kha 735) heading towards Dharan from Madi Municipality met with the accident, this morning.

It has been learnt that the bus fell some 300 metres down the road.

Nepal Police and Armed Police Force personnel are carrying out rescue operations, he said.

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