Dhading bus accident: Injured airlifted to Kathmandu, death toll reaches 19

Dhading bus accident: Injured airlifted to Kathmandu, death toll reaches 19

As many as 14 people, who were seriously injured in the bus accident in Marpak of Dhading, were airlifted to Kathmandu for treatment this afternoon. They were admitted to the Maharajganj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital.

One of them, however, succumbed to injuries, making the death toll 19.

Earlier, 18 bodies were found at the accident site.

Among the victims, two are boys, 11 men and six women.

Seventeen of the victims have been identified, the Rastriya Samachar Samiti reported, quoting DSP Dipendra Panjiyar at the Dhading District Police Office.

Two men, including one who died in Kathmandu during the course of treatment, were not identified.

Source: THT