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Tanahu bus accident update: Two of 36 injured die

Damauli, 29 Nov: Two among the 36 people injured in a bus accident occurred at Ghansikuwa, Byas Municipality-12 of Tanahu district this morning have died.

The bus with registration number plate Ga 1 Kha 7895 veered off and fell from the road. The bus was heading towards Pokhara from Dharan.

Those killed in the accident are 45-year-old Hasta Rai of Sagurigadhi rural municipality-9, Dhankuta district and 50-year-old Top Bahadur Magar whose address could not be ascertained, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohan Bahadur Khand at the District Police Office Tanahu. Rai died at Ratnahari Hospital and Magar at Damauli Hospital, DSP Khand said.

Preety Yadav, 15, of Mahadev-6, Saptari district has been discharged from hospital after primary treatment while the remaining 33 injured are receiving treatment. Nine among the injured, including the bus driver, 23-year-old Homlal Palli Magar of Sarumaharani-5, Pyuthan and the bus helper, 30-year-old Ajit Pariyar of Pokhara Metropolitan City, have been taken to Pokhara for further treatment, according to police.

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