One person died and 45 others were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident near Damgadi in Nilkantha municipality this afternoon. The bus was on its way to Dhadingbesi from Gumdi of the district.
The deceased has been identified as Hom Bahadur Ghale of Ganga Jamuna rural municipality-3. Of the injured, the condition of seven is reported to be critical.
Twenty of the injured have been sent to Kathmandu for treatment and the remaining are responding to treatment at the District Hospital, Dhading, according to District Police Office, Dhading.