Thirty-one people were injured in a road accident that took place this morning at Beni Ghatrorang rural municipality-9 of the district.
The people were travelling in a passenger bus (Ba 2 Kha 4683) heading toward Bardiya from Kathmandu when it overturned on a turn near the Hugdi bridge, the Area Police Office in Gajuri said.
The injured were rescued by locals and police and are undergoing treatment at the Highway community hospital in Malekhu and Gajuri primary health center.
One of the injured in a critical condition was sent to Kathmandu for further treatment. The bus was reportedly carrying 41 passengers. The highway that was obstructed for some time following the accident has opened now.