Two persons were killed and at least 18 others injured when a passenger bus skidded off the road and fell at Thanimai of Ghiring rural municipality-3 in Tanahu district today.
The deceased have been identified as local residents Muna Thapa, 20, and Nani Maya Gurung, 42. Thapa died on the spot, while Gurung at a hospital in Pokhara, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Lila Raj Lamichhane, adding that the injured ones were sent to Manipal Teaching Hospital in Pokhara.
The ill-fated bus (Ga 1 Kha 6175) was headed to Pokhara from Rapur of Palpa district.
Source: National News Agency Nepal