At least seven students were killed in a tipper accident at Patan in Baitadi reports The Rising Nepal.
The students of Sigas Secondary School of Patan Municipality-3, Garuda, were returning home on the tripper of a construction entrepreneur.
15 students have been injured in the accident.
The accident took place at Dabara, Patan Municipality-3 and the seven students died on the spot.
Some 25 students were on the tipper, said Dinesh Bishta, a transport entrepreneur. He feared more than could have lost lives in the accident.
A team of police from the area police office has been mobilised in the accident site and details of the accident are awaited, according to the police reports The Rising Nepal.