6 killed, 16 injured as bus overturns in Nepal

  • PTI, Kathmandu
  • Updated: Jan 03, 2016 19:06 IST

At least six persons were killed and 16 others injured after their speeding bus lost control and overturned in a forest along a highway in Nepal’s southern Rupandehi district bordering India, the media reported on Sunday.

Four persons died on the spot and two others succumbed to injuries while receiving treatment, deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Mahendra Khadka of Area Police Office, Butwal, was quoted as saying by My Republica.

The bus en route to Nepalgunj from Narayanghat lost control and overturned in Ghodaha forest of Devdaha along the East-West Highway in Rupandehi district last night, the report said.

Of the 16 injured, condition of four is critical. They have been sent to Bharatpur for further treatment.

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