Nepal: 29 die in bus accident

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

The accident took place on 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.