HETAUNDA: Two passengers died on the spot when a night bus (Na.2Kha.90) heading towards Kakarvitta of Jhapa from Kathmandu collided head-on with a truck (Na.4Kha.1233) coming to Chitwan from Hetauda at Jayasimma on the Hetauda-Narayaghat road section on Thursday night.
The deceased travelling in the night bus have been identified as Kishore Kattel,33, of Khandbari, Sankhuwasabha and Basanta Mehta,26, of Inaruwa, Sunsari, according to the District Police Office, Makwanpur.
Twenty-three other passengers injured in the accident are undergoing treatment at the Teaching Hospital in Bharatpur, Chitwan.
The bus driver and the truck driver have been taken into police custody for necessary action. RSS