1 killed, 23 injured in Jhapa bus accident

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Jhapa, November 29

One person died whereas 23 others sustained injuries in a road accident in the Jhapa district of eastern Nepal on Sunday.

A bus (Na 5 Kha 8041) heading westwards along the East-West Highway had hit railings of a bridge after the driver lost control over the vehicle at Biring, Kankai municipality-8 of the district.

The victim has been identified as Utsav Paudel (16), a resident of Kankai-7, according to police.

Of the injured, 11 are undergoing treatment at the B & C Hospital and 12 others at the Birta City Hospital in Birtamod, the police inform.

Further investigation is underway.

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