Three dead, 23 missing as bus plunges into central Nepal’s Trishuli river; search and rescue operation underway

At least three people were killed and 23 others went missing after a bus they were travelling in plunged into Trishuli river in Dhading district of central Nepal in the early hours of Friday.

Asian News International August 09, 2019 17:39:58 IST
Three dead, 23 missing as bus plunges into central Nepal’s Trishuli river; search and rescue operation underway
  • At least three people were killed and 23 others went missing after a bus they were travelling in plunged into Trishuli river in Dhading district of central Nepal in the early hours of Friday

  • The police informed that the bus, en route to Kathmandu from Malangawa in Sarlahi District, plunged into the river around 3.30 am (local time) and injured around 16 people

  • The injured have been rescued and rushed to various hospitals for treatment

Kathmandu: At least three people were killed and 23 others went missing after a bus they were travelling in plunged into Trishuli river in Dhading district of central Nepal in the early hours of Friday. The police informed that the bus, en route to Kathmandu from Malangawa in Sarlahi District, plunged into the river around 3.30 am (local time) and injured around 16 people.

Three dead 23 missing as bus plunges into central Nepals Trishuli river search and rescue operation underway

A bus plunges in central Nepal. ANI

The police are suspecting that the bus (Na 6 Kha 7469) carried more than 50 people. A search and rescue operation is underway but authorities are facing problems as the place is below the road.

The police have identified Raj Narayan Rauniyar, Shova Rauniyar, and Saurabh Rauniyar as deceased who are said to be residents of Brahmapuri Rural Municipality-4 in Sarlahi district. The injured have been rescued and rushed to various hospitals for treatment.

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