Nepali Congress Prez calls for minimising road accidents

, 3:08 PM IST

Kathmandu: Expressing his heartfelt tribute to the victims of road accidents in Khotang and Doti, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has wished for speedy recovery of those injured.

Deuba said that he would urge the government soon to take necessary initiatives to minimise the road accidents.

At least 24 persons were killed on the spot and 31 others injured when a passenger bus met with an accident at Barkhetar of Mahadevsthan VDC, along the Halesi-Diktel road section of Mid-hill Lokmarga, in Khotang, yesterday morning.

In another incident, as many as eight people were killed and seven others injured in a jeep accident at Jijodamandu-8 of Doti district last night. (ANI)