Five people have died and eight others sustained injuries after being hit by a bus at Thulighadh bazaar in Rupandehi district bordering India near Tanakpur today.
The deceased and the injured were traveling to Purnagiri Mata for a worship when accident took place.
The details of the accident are yet to come.
The identities of the deceased and the injured are yet to be established.
According to locals, the accident occurred at Thuligadh. The pedestrians were crushed to death by a running bus.
The injured have been taken to Tanakpur Hospital for treatment.