Jajarkot Bus Accident: 5 Killed, 29 Injured, 3 Critical

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Sunday, November 28, 2021/Jajarkot-

Bus accident at Barahchaur in Bheri municipality-13 of Jajarkot district has killed at least 5 people with 29 other injured.

The bus was heading from Nepalgunj of Banke to Kalimati in Bangaad of Jajarkot met with the accident in the wee hour of 2:30 am.

“We are waiting to send the 3 seriously injured people through helicopter and others are receiving treatment at district hospital,” informed Prem Pd Devkota, Chief District Officer.

“Though the bus driver Chitra Bh Binal who is also injured in the incident is under control, bad weather and fog could be a reason for the tragedy,” Devkota added.

In the incident 20 male and 9 female have been injured and the deceased have been identified.

Among the dead are Sher Bahadur Pariyar aged 25 of Nalgaad in Karuwa, Sandhya Malla Shahi aged 24 of Aatbiskot municipality-4, Bidya Shahi aged 4 (Sandhya’s daughter), Gangaram Yadav aged 40 of Rajbiraj in Saptari and Leela Nepal aged 18 of Kuse rural municipality in Jajarkot.