As many as 30 people were injured in an accident at Sunwal of Nawalparasi (Bardghat Susta East) along the East-West Highway Friday. Three are critical among the injured, according to police.
The accident occurred when the bus (Lu 2 Kha 1605) coming to Butwal from Kathmandu collided with the truck bearing an Indian number plate (UP 83 AT 3966). The accident was due to blowout. The injured are undergoing treatment at the Lumbini Zonal Hospital, Butwal and a community hospital based in Bhumahi, the Sunwal Area Police Office said.
The number of the injured could rise, according to police estimate.