Monday, 19 April 2021 11:26 GMT

Saudi- Death toll in Nepal bus crash raises to 22


(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency)
Kathmandu Rajab 5 1437 Apr 12 2016 SPA -- At least 22 people were killed and 23 injured when a bus crashed in eastern Nepal Tuesday dpa cited police as saying.
The bus went off a road and careened more than 100 metres down a hill. The injured victims were airlifted to Kathmandu hospitals.
The bus was on its way from Diktel in Khotang district to Kathmandu more than 250 kilometres away.
Police were yet to determine how many people were traveling on the bus but witnesses said it was overcrowded.
The bus swerved when a section of the road crumbled away but could not avoid going over the edge witnesses were quoted as saying by local media.

--SPA
12:02 LOCAL TIME 09:02 GMT


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