Death toll in Nepal’s Dhading bus accident reaches 19

Kathmandu [Nepal], Sept. 27 : The death toll in the bus accident at Marpak in Nepal's Dhading district has reached to 19, after another passenger succumbed to injuries at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) here on Tuesday.

Earlier, 18 people died on the spot when a passenger bus met with an accident said Dhading District Police chief Sharad Kumar Khatri, reports the Kathmandu Post.

Dr Pratap Narayan Sah at TUTH's emergency confirmed the death of the other passenger. Earlier, the injured passengers were airlifted to Kathmandu by two helicopters for treatment. The bus left from Milantol of Dhadingbesi with 35 passengers on board and was heading for Kingtangphedi when it met with an accident at a steep road.

Source: ANI