Identities of five people killed in the Dadeldhura bus accident this morning have been ascertained.
They are Naresh Gurdhami; Kalashi Devi Gurdhami; and Haruli Bohara of Kedarsyu rural municipality, Bajhang; Dhan Bahadur Gharti of Talkot-4, Bajhang and Mohammed Nasir from Bihar, India, confirmed Dadheldhura’s District Officer Mohan Raj Joshi.
A total of 34 passengers have been injured in the accident and among them, 31 are being treated at the Dadeldhura-based Sub Regional Hospital while seriously injured Dhan Bahadur Chauhan of Thalara-3, Bajhang; Binod Thapa of Masta-1, Bajhang ; and Ramesh Chaudhary of Godawari municipality-10, Kailali have been referred to Kailali for further treatment, the District Police Office, Dadeldhura said.
The bus fell 60 meters down from the road at around 4:30 am as a result of the overload and after the driver lost control over it, suggest the police primary investigations.
The bus (Na 4 Kha 1831) of Karnali River Travels was en route to Bajhang from Dhangadhi, Kailali at the time when it met with the fatal accident at Sahukharka of Ganyapdhura rural municipality-1.