Kathmandu: At least eight people on Sunday died after a passenger bus carrying them along with 28 other passengers en route to Kathmandu from Maga Deurali of Dolkaha plunged into Sunkoshi River.

According to a report by Nepal24Hours.com, those who were injured were taken to the Unique Hospital at Raypur.

Police teams from Area Police Office Rupani were called to the accident spot.

For rescue operations, Area Police Office Kalyanpur was rushed to the site.