2 killed, 10 hurt in Morang microbus crash

Biratnagar, April 30

At least two persons died when a microbus crashed in Gothgaun-7, Sundarharaincha Municipality-7 of Morang district of eastern Nepal.

The vehicle (Ba 4 Kha 6919) was on its way to Kathmandu from Kakarbhitta of neighbouring Jhapa district.

The victims have been identified as Uma Niraula (51) and Shyama Karki (52) from Bhadrapur-15 of Jhapa. They had breathed their last while undergoing treatment at Biratnagar-based Golden Hospital, according to the Belbari Area Police Office.

Five of the injured are undergoing treatment at the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, three at Golden Hospital and three at another facility in Itahari.

Police say the vehicle had hit a tree before it crashed.

Further investigation is underway.


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