Three passengers were killed and more than 15 injured when a bus (Ba 4 Kha 5248) en route to Gothagaun VDC from Manthali met with an accident at Jukepani on Friday evening.
The injured passengers are in critical condition, police said.
The bus plunged some 100 meter down the road, eye witness and local Som Bahdur Thapa Magar said.
Though the eyewitness said seven passengers have died in the accident, the police have verified three deaths only.
The police are preparing to ferry the injured passengers to district headquarters Manthali.