16 injured, five critically in Tanahun truck-bus mishap


TANAHUN, August 15: At least 16 people injured in bus-truck collusion took place in Tanahun this morning.

The Kathmandu-bound bus (Na 4 Kha 5491) from Damauli and a truck (Na 6 Kha 3293) coming from opposite collided each other at Belbhanjyang in Byas municipality along the Prithvi Highway.

Five critically injured including bus drive, Subas Rai, are being treated at Pokhara-based Manipal Hospital, informed the District Police Office.

Other injured are undergoing treatment at Laxmi Hospital in Dumre. Police held truck driver for investigation and action.