33 injured in road accident

Dang, March 4: At least 33 people were injured in a road accident at Dhankhola of Gabardiya-1 in the district along the East-West Highway this morning.

The accident took place when a bus (Na 4 Kha 1076) heading to Tulsipur, Dang from Kathmandu, police said.Of the total injured, critically injured 16 persons are undergoing treatment in Butwal based hospital while others at Bhalubang based health centres.

The accident occurred when the bus hit the electric pole, police added. According to police, cause behind the accident was over speed of the vehicle.

The details of the injured are yet to confirm.