Three killed, 13 injured in minibus accident in eastern Nepal

14:11, June 03, 2010      

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A minibus carrying health workers and medicines for a health camp met an accident at Udaypur district in eastern Nepal Wednesday evening, leaving at least three people dead on the spot.

According to Thursday's The Kathmandu Post daily, the ill-fated vehicle, ferrying a team of 17 doctors, was headed for a Rumjhatar- based health post when it met with an accident in the district, some 170 km east of Kathmandu.

Likewise, 13 doctors have been hurt following the mishap whereas the condition on two is unknown.

Among the injured, the condition of two is critical, according to Udaypur District Police Office Manoj Yadav. Meanwhile, the injured doctors are being ferried to a local hospital for treatment.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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