Kathmandu, July 15 (IBNS) At least 39 people, including 36 Indians, were killed in a bus mishap in Nepal's Nawalparasi region, officials said on Sunday.
The mishap took place when the bus, with mostly pilgrims from India´s Uttar Pradesh, fell in a canal in the afternoon.
While rescue operations continued till late in the evening, police confirmed that 36 of the dead are Indians.
The bus fell in Gandak canal in Nawalparasi district near Nepal-India border. The scene of the tragedy is about 150 km west of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.