Police confirms 27 deaths in Kavre bus accidentKavre police has confirmed 27 deaths in a bus accident at Birtadeurali VDC in Kavre district on Monday.
Kavre police has confirmed 27 deaths in a bus accident at Birtadeurali VDC in Kavre district on Monday.
Kavre police chief SP Rajeshnath Bastola informed 26 persons died on the spot while another died during treatment at Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu.
The bus with the registration number Ba 3 Kha 106 was en route from Kathmandu to Madankudari in Koshipari area of Kavre when it swerved off the road and plunged down the hillside, around 500 metres, at Birtadeurali VDC in Kavre.
The engine of the overloaded bus stalled causing it to plunge down. Some 90 passengers were said to be travelling on the 35-seater bus.
The names of the deceased:
- Alisha Tamang, 8, of Maadankundari-8
- Sanja Tamang, 35, of Maadankundari-9
- Sanumaya Tamang, 26, of Maadankundari
- Chabilal Chaulagain, 40, of Maadankundari
- Nilkantha Gautam, 56, of Maadankundari-5
- Aulat Singh Waiwa, 70, of Maadankundari-3
- Maili Tamang, 70, of Maadankundari-3
- Keshab Panday, 54, of Maadankundari-6
- Sushma Lama Magar, 30, of Maadankundari-4
- Binod Gautam, 36, of Maadankundari-5
- Sushila Shivabhakti, 50, of Kartikedeurali-8
- Sita Bardewa, 30, of Kartikedeurali-7
- Kunmaya Pariyar, 30, of Kartikedeurali
- Umesh Sapkota, 30, of Kartikedeurali-1
- Bishnu Sapkota, 28, of Kartikedeurali-3
- Krishna Damai, 47, of Kartikedeurali-7
- Krishna Hari Bardewa, 36, of Kartikedeurali-7
- Parshuram Gautam, 47, of Kartikedeurali-7
- Gobinda Prasad Gautam, 73, of Kartikedeurali-7
- Sita Giri, 45, of Kartikedeurali-2
- Sushila Shivabhakti (Belkumari), 8, Kartikedeurali
- Indrakumari Lama, 46, of Mechhepauwa-1
- Resham BK, 21 of Gothpani-2
- Thulikanchi Sunuwar, 75, of Gothpani-1
- Lilanath Gautam, 54, of Gunsi Bhadaure-1, Ramechhap
- Junkiri Gautam, 45, Lakhanpur-1, Ramechhap
- Krishna Hari Panday, 65, of Birtadeurali-2
- Ramesh Gautam of Pokharichauri-7 (died during treatment)