DANG, Jan 22: At least four people have been killed in a bus accident in Salyan on Monday afternoon. The ill-fated bus (Na 5 Kha 531) heading to Dang from Rukum, skidded some 80 meters down to the rivulets from the road.
The accident took place at Bhat Khola, Triveni-6 of the district in which at least 30 passengers are left injured. According to the local police, among deceased are 2 men and 2 women. The two deceased have been identified as Pushpa Khadka KC and Chhanchari BK. However, the identity of two others is yet to be known.
The rescue work is still underway and the police have begun the investigation. The injured have been rushed to the local hospitals in Srinagar. Some of the injured are reported to be in serious condition and preparation is being made to transfer them to Dang and Banke.