30 killed in Nepal bus accident

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 07:20 hrs

Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) At least 30 people, including a child and seven women, were killed while 13 others injured in a bus accident in Nepal's Dodi district early Saturday, police said.

The accident occurred at 2.00 a.m. when a bus heading for Dhangadhi city from Achham district, veered off a mountain road, Xinhua reported.

"Twenty-two men, seven women and a child died in the accident," a police official said, adding that rescue operation was underway.

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