One killed, 11 injured in Mangalsen bus mishap

One died and as many as 11 others have been injured in a bus accident in Achham district on Friday morning.

The dead is identified as 16-year-old Kiran Tamata of Safebagar Municipality-6.

The injured in the incident are bus driver Keshav Bista of Baitadi, Prakash Pariyar, Chhintu BK, Kopila BK, Bharat Pariyar and Jogi Pariyar of Bardadevi-4, Pratibha Tiruwa of Bardadevi-5, Baijanti Khatri, Sunil Regmi and Min Bahadur Sunar of Janalikot.

Similarly other injured include Basundhara Saud, Chandra Saud and Tulasi Saud of Darna VDC, said District Police Office, Achham.

The incident took place while a bus, Na 1 Ja 3030 en-route to Sanfebagar from district headquarters Mangalsen fell into the sewage after the driver lost control over the wheels at a turning point near Bayalpata Campus today.

The injured are receiving treatment at Bayalpata Hospital.

According to police, excessive load and bumpy road are the causes behind the accident.

Source: Republica