A passenger bus travelling from Maga Deurali of Dolakha district has plunged into the Sunkoshi river at Sukute, Chautara Sagachowk Municipality-09.
According to police, the accident occurred at about 1 O’ clock this afternoon when the bus (Ba 2 Kha 7245) fell into the river. At least 40 people were travelling in the bus.
Till now at least seven people are found dead and more than 15 are injured. The death toll is expected rise.
A rafting team resting at Sukute Resort saw the accident, and were the first responders.
Meanwhile a team of Nepal Police have also reached the site.
Note: This is a developing news story. Update shall be posted, once received.