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KURINTAR, Chitwan, Feb 27 - At least 15 people were killed and 31 injured when a Birgunj bound bus from Kathmandu swerved off the road and plunged into the Trishuli river at the Prithvi Highway's Darechowk stretch in Chitwan Monday night.
The injured have been rushed to Kathmandu and Bharatpur and are undergoing treatment at the Bir Hospital in the capital and Bharatpur's Bharatpur Hospital and Medical College.

According to the injured, most of the travelers on the bus were Indian nationals.

The bus fell some 130 metres below the highway.

13 people died on the spot and two died while undergoing treatment.

Out of the injured brought to the Bir Hospital, nine have returned home after treatment. 12 are in critical condition.

The bus fell off the highway at around Monday midnight while the driver made an attempt to avoid a mentally retarded woman who was walking in the middle of the road, police said.

The deceased have been identified as the driver of the bus Iman Singh Rai of Morang and Indian nationals Upendra Pandit, Rajendra Prasad Yadav, Jay Ram Sharma, Pipu Sharma, Jawahar Sharma, and Manoram Sharma. Similarly Jogendra Chamar and Yagyaram Chamar of Birgunj and Aflab Ansari of Bara have been identified.

Rajendra Yadav had died while undergoing treatment at a local polyclinic at Kurintar.

Among the injured are Ranjit Sharma, Binod Sharma, Rishi Sharma, Ajay Shaam, Madan Sharma, Jitendra Kumar Sharma of Motihari, India. Likewise, other injured in the mishap are Ishwor Rai of Morang, Krsihna Manandhar of Balaju, Kathmandu and Adhikar Singh whose address is still unknown.

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Re: Chitwan Bus Mishap: 15 dead; bodies of 6 Indians, 4 Nepalis identified
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2007, 01:26:23 PM »
ho yaarr kya sad news
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