KATHMANDU: At least four people have been killed in a bus accident in West Nawalparasi district.
The bus (Na 5 Kha 2713) left for Rukum from Kathmandu on the Bardaghat-Daunne road section under the East-West Highway met with an accident at Khursani Khola of Daunne in Bardaghat Municipality on Wednesday morning.
Chief District Officer of West Nawalparasi, Dhamrendra Mishra, said that four people have died in the accident so far and one was found trapped in the bus. According to Chief District Officer Mishra, the injured are being rescued by the police team.
Even during the lockdown, it is not clear why and for what reason the bus was carrying passengers. Details of how many passengers were on the bus and how many were injured have not been released.