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40 hurt in bus collision, eight critical in Surkhet, Midwest Nepal

SURKHET: At least 34 people were injured when two buses collided each other at Sattari of Bheriganga municipality-2. In the accident happened Friday evening, the Surkhet-bound bus (Na 4 Kha 3827) and the bus ( Na 6 Kha 9670) en route to Surkhet from Nepalgunj from Butwal came into collision , leaving 34 injured. Among them, eight are in critical, said Spokesperson at District Police Office, Surkhet, DSP Pradip Bahadur Chhetri.
The incident site lies in a distance of 37 kilometers from Birendranagar, Surkhet.
The driver of the second is among those severely injured in the accident. He is Tek Bahadur Kunwar, 26, of Nepalgunj sub metropolis-26. He has been sent to Nepalgunj for treatment.
Sneha Gutam, 15, and Sarita Poudel, 40, of Birendranagar municipality-4, Surkhet; Chandra Dev Giri, 52, of Birendranagar- 1; Kamala Sharma, 28, of Birendranagar-6; Januka Gautam, 33 of Birendranagar municipality-3; Liyojan Kumar Thapa Magar, 20, of Birendranagar-12; Resham Shrish, 30, of Malika rural municipality-1, Gulmi and Kaushila Sapkota, 67 of Gulmi have been admitted to the Deuti Nursing Home, Surkhet, while others are receiving treatment in other health facilities.
Jeevan Rana, the driver of the first bus, is on the run after the accident and police are searching for him.

Published Date: Saturday, July 13th, 2019 | 07:58 AM

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