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Published Saturday, November 24, 2018
At least sixteen persons have lost their lives and more than two dozens are injured in a bus accident at Raduwa in Amargadi-11 of Dadeldhura district on Thursday, police said.
Among the deceased, ten died on the spot while other six persons succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment at the Dadeldhura District Hospital.
According to police the over-crowded bus (Se 1 Ta 293) was en route to Doti from Dadeldhura this afternoon.
Meanwhile, locals and police have been carrying out a rescue operation. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Dambar Bahadur KC at the DPO said the ill-fated bus of Peacezone Bidya Niketan School was ferrying revelers returning home after attending a fair at Ugratara Temple in the area.
Road accidents are common in Nepal due to pathetic road conditions, poorly maintained vehicles, mountain terrain roads, lack of government yearly vehicle inspections system, poor executions of traffic rules and sheer negligence of drivers.
Raduwa Vehicle Accident Facts
Affected Area: 1 km.
Alert Level: Green