At least six persons died on the spot when a commuter bus met with an accident at Jurikhet in Bhimphedi Rural Municipality, Makwapur on Thursday.
DSP Bamdev Gautam of the District Police Office, Makwapur said that the bus (Ba 3 Kha 7858) was heading towards Hetauda from Kathmandu when the incident occurred.
The identities of the deceased have not been ascertained yet.
It has been learnt that dozens were injured in the accident.
DSP Gautam said that police personnel and local residents are currently engaged in rescuing the injured.