Jajarkot bus accident killed 5, injured 25 this morning

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Five people have been killed in a bus accident in the Jajarkot district, 25 injured this morning.

The bus (Na 6 Kha 2757) heading towards Kalimati of Jajarkot from Nepalgunj met with an accident at Bheri Municipality-13 Barahchaur of Jajarkot at around 2.30 this morning.

Two men, two women, and a girl were killed in the accident, said Jajarkot Chief District Officer Prem Prasad Devkota. The dead are yet to be identified.

The condition of three of the injured is critical. All the injured have been rushed to District Hospital, Jajarkot for treatment.

The accident site is about 11 kilometers west of Jajarkot headquarters. The bus has fallen about 200 meters from the road.

The bus has not been opened due to the accident. The driver is under police control and an investigation is underway, according to the District Police Office, Jajarkot.