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Bus Accident At Marpak Dhading Kills 19, Dozens Injured (Photo Story)

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

| Khabar Site

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A deadly bus accident at Marpak VDC of Dhading has killed at least 19 people.
Eighteen passengers were killed at the accident spot.

Out of thirteen people injured in the accident, one has died at TU Teaching Hospital at Mararajgunj Kathmandu and other 12 are getting treatment at the same hospital.

Those injured passengers were brought to Kathmandu by Nepal Army helicopter.

The passenger bus Na 4 Kha 3318, left from the bus counter at Milan Tol,  Dhading Bensi was carrying 35 passengers with tickets.
More passengers should have been travelling from different stops at Sankosh, Syauli, Jumre, Todke and Charange.

The accident took place at Chautara of Marpak -6 in a steep uphill according Police Inspector Bhim Prasad Bhattarai from Dhading Police Office.

According to the eyewitness, the bus should have slipped off the road due to the fresh landslide  and fell down around 400 mtrs down from the road.

Sixteen of the Nineteen deceased have been identified so far. Here is the list of people killed in Marpak Bus Accident:
  1. Driver Gangabir Bishwakarma Gorkha Tangrang-9
  2. Kamal Paudel Marpak-5
  3. Pawan Bahadur Rasaili Magar Marpak-5
  4. Dil Kumari Adhikari Marpak-5
  5. Trekking Guide Ram Chandra Sapkota Darkha-9
  6. Lila Bahadur Gurung Satyadebi-3
  7. Chir Maya Tamang Satyadebi-3
  8. Rawan Tamang Satyadebi-3
  9. Muna Tamang Ree-8
  10. Ranga Singh Tamang Satyadebi-2
  11. Midi Jung Tamang Satyadebi-2
  12. Rauta Tamang Satyadebi-2
  13. Tek Bahadur Tamang Ree-2
  14. Chandra Man Tamang Ree-2
  15. Indra Bahadur Ghale Gumdi-8
  16. Nara bahadur Thapa (address unknown)
According to the ticketing counter at Milan Tol , many of those passengers have came to Dhading Bensi to receive the 50 thousand Installment provided for the earthquake victims.
Relatives and family members of the passengers have been gathering at the bus counter at Dhading Bensi.
The accident site is at the distance of 32 kilometers from the district headquarter Dhading Bensi.

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