Nepal: 11 people killed, 29 hurt in bus accident

A bus has veered off a mountain road in west Nepal, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 29. Police say they believe the driver lost control because of a punctured tire.

world Updated: Nov 29, 2014 16:02 IST
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A bus has veered off a mountain road in west Nepal, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 29.

Police say they believe the driver lost control because of a punctured tire.

The crash occurred near Sahajpur, about 400 kilometers (250 miles) west of the capital, Katmandu.

Accidents in mountainous Nepal area generally blamed on tough terrain, poorly maintained roads and vehicles.

First Published: Nov 29, 2014 11:38 IST