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17 hurt as bus overturns after hitting electric pole in Maitidevi

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KATHMANDU :

 As many as 17 person sustained injuries after a bus they were aboard overturned after crashing into an electric pole in Maitidevi of KMC-30 on Tuesday morning, police said.

According to police, the ‘City Yatayat’ bus (Ba 2 Kha 8733) en route from Purano Baneshwar to Maitidevi overturned after hitting a roadside electric transmitter pole injuring 17 passengers aboard, at Setopul at 3:15 am today, injuring the passengers.

Of the total injured, eight are receiving treatment at the Thapathali-based Norvic Hospital while nine others including four critically injured are undergoing treatment at the Mahankal-based Bir Hospital, informed police.

Meanwhile, further investigation into the incident is underway

Published : December 26, 2017 1:56 pm