Boy dies after being hit by a school bus in JumlaThe victim died while undergoing treatment at the Karnali Institute of Health and Sciences on Thursday.
A boy hit by a school bus in Jumla on Thursday died during the course of treatment at Karnali Institute of Health and Sciences.
According to Deputy Superintendent Narendra Chand of the District Police Office, Jumla, the school bus of Kanika Nisha Boarding School heading west towards Khalanga from Aireni, hit the boy who was walking on the side of the road at Chandannath Municipality-9.
The incident occurred at 5:35pm, police said.
The boy was around 11 years old, according to Chand.
The victim’s family and locals obstructed vehicular movement along the road following the incident causing disruption in traffic.
The family have demanded a maximum penalty to the driver as per the law and proper compensation.
Police have detained the driver and confiscated the bus involved in the accident.