Baitadi, Aug 15: At least five persons including a postnatal woman were killed when a bus skidded off the road and fell nearly 500 meters down the road near Bindraban at Siddheshwor-3 of Baitadi today.
The death toll could rise as police were searching for the scattered bodies, said Assistant Sub Inspector, Rup Singh Thapa.
The identity of the retrieved bodies was yet to be ascertained, he said, adding that rescue operation was on. The bus (Na 5 Kha 2832) was headed to Bajhang from Dhangadhi. RSS