As many as five people have died while 25 others have sustained injuries in a bus accident that occurred in Jajarkot today at 2 AM.
The bus (NA 6 KHA 2757) en route to Kalimati in Jajarkot district from Nepalgunj met an accident in Barahachaur in Bheri Municipality-13 .
Two males, two females, and one girl child died in the accident, informed Prem Prasad Devkota, Chief District Officer of Jajarkot.
Among the injured, three are in critical condition. The injured were taken to Jajarkot District Hospital for treatment.
The bus fell 200 meters below the road, almost 11 Kilometers away from the district headquarter.
The accident's cause is not yet ascertained. The police have taken the bus driver into custody and further investigation is underway, informed Jajarkot District Police Office (DPO).
Meanwhile, the identities of the deceased are yet to be confirmed.