26 September, Surkhet. At least 23 people have died in a bus accident in Mugu district.
According to Chief District Officer Rom Bahadur Mahat, 23 people were killed and more than 10 injured when a bus (No 1 Kha 3167) going from Surkhet to Mugu district headquarters Gamgarhi crashed in Chhayanath Rara municipality. – 7, Pina Jharikhola.
The bus carrying 39 passengers crashed around 2 pm. ‘A big accident happened. Just scattered. Twenty-three people were killed. Many are injured. We have brought the injured to the airport and are rescuing some of them. We have ordered planes and helicopters.”
Chief District Officer Mahat said rescue work is on and bodies are being collected. Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and local people have reached the spot for rescue.