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12 people killed in bus accident in Nepal

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 10:00

Kathmandu: At least 12 people were killed and 26 others sustained injuries when a bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and plunged into a river in central Nepal on Tuesday.

The bus heading to Kathmandu from Butawal skidded off the road at Simle section of the Prithvi Highway in Dhading district and fell down some 15 meter into the local river.

Those injured in the incident have been brought to Kathmandu and admitted to different hospitals, a police official said over phone.

First Published: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 10:00
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