Village mourns death in Lamjung bus accident, death toll reach 11

Tanahun, May 20: The Solme Gaun of Madhyanepal municipality – 1 today remained soaked in grief following the death of 11 passengers in a bus accident at Tamakhani area in Lamjung.

The village is mourning the death of three members of a single family. Ram Krishna Gurung, 57, Mina Kumari, 55, and their son Ganesh Bahadur, 39, were killed in the same accident, local Bel Bahadur Gurung said.

Seven injured passengers are undergoing treatment at Manipal Hospital in Pokhara, according to District Police Office.

The ill-fated bus (Na 6 Kha 4136) met with an accident at Tamakhani of Madhyanepal municipality – 5. The driver of the bus fled the scene following the incident with police launching a search to find him. RSS