12 killed, 15 injured in Palpa bus accident


Kathmandu, June 1

At least 12 persons were killed and 15 others were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident in Palpa district on Friday morning.

The vehicle (Lu 1 Kha 975) was heading towards Rampur from Tansen in the district when it fell some 200 metres down the road in Rambha Rural Municipality-4 of the district.

According to the District Police Office Chief Dilli Raj Pant, three women and nine men were killed in the incident. They, however, are yet to be identified.

All the injured were rescued and have been receiving treatment to a local hospital in Palpa.

Police are yet to find the cause of the incident.