Banke bus accident death toll climbs to eightThe death toll of Tuesday’s bus accident in Khaskhusma of Banke district has climbed to eight.
The death toll from Tuesday’s bus accident in Khaskhusma of Banke district has climbed to eight.
Inspector Jyoti Sharma informed eight bodies have been recovered from the accident site so far. The identity of the bodies has not been ascertained as they are burnt beyond recognition.
Police said most of the 33 passengers of the bus (Lu 1 Kha 5828) had carried petroleum products when it went out of control, hit a tree and turned into flames.
Twelve persons suffered burn injuries while 10 came out of the inferno alive. The injured are receiving treatment in Dang and Nepalgunj.
The bus was travelling to Nepalgunj from Butwal. Most of the passengers were returning home to celebrate Dashain festival.