Two passengers died on the spot when the bus (Ba 1 Kha 6356) bound to Trishuli from Samundratar of Nuwakot met with an accident at Suryagadhi rural municipality Friday morning.
The deceased are yet to be identified, informed Chief of Nuwakot District Police Office SP Basanta Kunwar.
Fifteen other passengers were injured in the accident. Five critical, among the injured, were rushed to Kathmandu for treatment. Rest of the injured were taken to the District Hospital Trishuli.
The accident took place when the bus carrying over 50 passengers fell down some 150 meters nearby Chheri rivulet in Ganeshsthan, police said.