28 injured in school bus accident in Tanahun

As many as 28 students were injured in a school bus accident at Malebagar of Shukla Gandaki Muncipalilty-9 in Tanahun along the Prithivi Highway on Thursday morning.

According to the District Police Office, Tanahun, the mishap occurred when the bus (Ba 1 Ga 2246) heading towards Kathmandu from Pokhara skidded off the road after it lost its control and plunged 40 metres down.

The bus belonging to a school operated by Nepal Army was carrying the students of class 12 who were on an educational tour.

Three army personnel were also injured in the incident. The identities of them are yet to be asceratined, informed police.

There were 37 persons on board the bus.

Police said that all the injured are receiving treatment at the Western Regional Hospital in Pokhara.

Source: THT