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World

Nepal bus crash kills 38
AFP
Kathmandu, October 13, 2011
First Published: 12:46 IST(13/10/2011)
Last Updated: 15:52 IST(13/10/2011)

At least 38 people were killed on Thursday when a bus travelling from northeastern Nepal to Kathmandu veered off a track and plunged down the side of a mountain into a river, local officials said.

The bus swerved on an unfinished stretch of road and plummeted 300 metres into the fast-flowing water below, said Beni Madhav Gyawali, chief officer of Sindhuli district, around 80 kilometres (50 miles) east of Kathmandu.


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