18 injured in bus mishap

BAGLUNG: As many as 16 persons were injured in a jeep accident in Baglung, Wednesday.

The jeep (Lu 1 Ja 3078) heading to Nishi from Burtibang, met with an accident in Tarikhet of Burtibang-2.

Seven passengers among them were critically injured and are undergoing treatment in Burtibang Hospital while nine others have returned home after first aid.

The jeep driver Chura Bahadur Nepali of Rupakot, Gulmi district, has been absconding and the cause behind the accident has not been ascertained yet, said police.

Meanwhile, two persons were injured in another jeep accident that took place in Chapakharka, of Damek VDC-9 on Wednesday morning.

The jeep (Dha 1 Ja 100) was heading to Baglung Bazaar from Gaja Daha Chapakharka, of Damek VDC-9. Both the injured are undergoing treatment in Dhaulagiri Zonal Hospital, Baglung. RSS

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