HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
DHULIKHEL: Fifty-three persons were injured today in two separate accidents in Kavre.
Police said 13 persons were seriously injured when a minibus carrying a marriage party to Sindhupalchowk, Chautara from Kathmandu veered off the road in Hokse.
Of the injured, seven have been sent to Kathmandu and Dhulikhel for further treatment, while three are undergoing treatment in Dolalghat and others at a clinic in Tamaghat. Police have detained bus driver Bhuidel Tamang of Chhapapokhari, Khotang.
In another incident, 40 persons were injured, 10 seriously, after a commuter bus heading to Dolakha from Kathmandu met with an accident in Panchkhal this morning. Of the seriously injured, five have been referred to Kathmandu, while other five are undergoing treatment at the local health facility in Dhulikhel.
Police have said they are searching for the bus driver who is at large.