Seven killed, six injured in microbus accident in Gulmi

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GULMI — Seven people were killed, six others injured and two were missing when a passenger microbus met with an accident at Gulmi Durbar rural municipality ward no 4 in Gulmi district today.

The identities of those killed in the incident were yet to be ascertained while the injured ones were sent to hospital in Palpa district, according to the District Police Office.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Anurag Kumar Dwivedi said that out of 15 on board the microbus (Ba 4 Kha 5501) heading to Tamghas in Gulmi from Butwal including the driver, two were missing in the incident.

Police and locals were working on search and rescue efforts, said Chief District Officer, Gopal Aryal, adding that the cause of the incident was also yet to be ascertained. RSS