29 die in Nepal bus accident

Last Updated: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 05:40 hrs

Kathmandu, Sep 11 (IANS) Twenty-nine people were killed and 11 injured when their bus fell into a river in western Nepal, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

The accident took place Monday in Kalikot area.

Sitaram Pandey, a local, said the bus plunged into a river.

"The bus apparently tried to move back after it failed to make a complete turn in the narrow highway. As it was backing, the bus fell," Pandey said.

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