Mugu Bus Accident: 26 Die, 18 Rescued

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021/Mugu-

At least 26 people died and 18 injured in a bus accident in Chhayanath Rara municipality.

The bus was heading from Nepalgunj to Gamgadi, the headquarters of Mugu district; when on Tuesday afternoon the bus slided into Pinatapane  river in Chhayanath Rara municipality-7.

Looking at the seriousness of injuries, the number of casualties may rise, according

The bus 1 kha 3167 fell almost 3 hundred metres below into the river.

The rescue operation team includes army, police along with the helicopters and the injured have been admitted in district hospital and nursing homes in Nepalgunj of Banke district.

Further details about the incident is yet to be known due to difficulty in the telephone network in the accident site.

Looking at the seriousness of the injuries, the number of casualties may rise, according to health officials engaged in the treatment.

The bus has been totally damaged following the accident.