Passenger bus veers off the road in Nuwakot, three dies on the spot


NUWAKOT, Sept 9: A passenger bus with number plate Ba1 Kha 6348 veered off the road at Gurung village of Nuwakot district on Saturday afternoon killing three passengers on the spot and injuring 29.

The passenger bus had left to Nuwakot from Kathmandu on Saturday morning met with the accident at around 12 pm at Shivapuri rural municipality -7, Gurung village, along Tokha-Chhahara highway.

The deceased have not been identified yet. According to DSP Madhukar Bista, the bus fell some 350 meters down from the road when the driver could not control the vehicle at a bend on the road.

The bus was carrying about 50 passengers.