13 killed in Sidhupalchowk bus accident

According to media reports, 13 people were killed and 22 passengers are in critical condition when a passenger bus skidded off the road and fell some 100 meters in Sindhupalchowk district. The accident occurred in Chhapulledanda, Thangpalkot VDC.

The critically injured passengers were airlifted to Kathmandu for further treatment. The police have identified 10 of the deceased so far. The victims are Rana Bahadur and Sabina Pandit of Thangpalkot-3, Mithu Sapkota of Thangpalkot-5,Dhane Tamang of Thangpalkot-6, Sinena Lama of Ghotang-2, Budhhe Lama-Ghotang-3, Sher Bahadur Lama of Ghotang-8, Chhote Tamang of Gunchha -8,Tsering Tmang and Mendo Tamang of Beruwa-1.

According to police officials, there were 70 passengers in the bus when the accident occurred. The bus was on its way to Kathmandu from Bhotang. The accident occurred at 9 am this morning.

image source: THT

news source: Republica

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