2 killed, 12 injured in Makwanpur bus accident

BAGMATI: Two persons died on the spot and 12 others sustained injuries when a bus they were travelling on met with an accident at Manahari rural municipality-6 in Makawanpur district along the East-West Highway on Friday.

The deceased have been identified as assistant driver Subash Shrestha (22) of Tarkeshwor rural municipality-4 in the Makawanpur and Shambhu Darai Magar ( 29) from the same place, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Jayashwor Rimal. 

According to the District Police Office, Makawanpur, the bus (Na 4 Kha 4454) heading towards Chitwan from Hetauda met with an accident at around 8:30 am this morning.

Police inspector at the Area Police Office, Prakash Thapa, said that details of the number of passengers on the bus are awaited and the reason behind the accident is yet to be ascertained. 

Similarly, those injured in the accident have been taken to Chitwan Hospital for treatment while the dead bodies have been brought to Hetauda Hospital for postmortem, police said. RSS

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