14 injured in Baglung bus accident


BAGLUNG, April 17: Fourteen people have been injured in a bus accident at Jugepani, Kothe Khola rural municipality in Baglung district today morning.

According to Anil Khadka, Information Officer at the District Police Office, Baglung, the Burtibang-bound bus (Na 6 Kha 3060) coming from Kathmandu met with an accident.

The condition of the four among those injured is said to be critical.

They are Jit Bahadur Khadka, 48, of Bungadobhan and 55-year of Jomsara Budha of the same place, Til Devi Chantyal, 50, of Butibang and Lila BC, 43, of Rithabote in the district, police said.

They have sustained injuries in head and spinal cord.

The preliminary investigation suggested that the incident occurred since the driver was asleep during the drive.
Further investigation into the case is underway by taking the driver under police’s control. RSS