Sindhupalchowk bus accident: Death toll reaches 14

Sindhupalchowk Bus Accident

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 15: The death toll from the Sindhupalchowk bus accident has reached 14, while more than 18 passengers have been injured and undergoing treatment of different hospitals in Kathmandu and Sindhupalchwok.

The accident occurred when a passenger bus Ba 4 Kha 4468 en route to Bhaktapur from Kalinchowk skidded off the road and fell some 100 meters down the road in Panch Kilo of Sunkoshi Rural Municipality-4 along the Khadichour-Jiri road section at around 8:30 am today morning.

Two injured have been referred to Kathmandu while others are undergoing treatment at the Sadabahar Hospital in Khadichaur, said Nawaraj Neupane, Inspector at Area Police Office, Bahrabise.

Nepali Army, Armed Police Force and Nepal Police personnel and the locals are carrying out rescue works.