Kathmandu, Feb 5 (UNI) Seven people, including an Indian national, died and over two dozen were injured in a bus accident in Saptari district in eastern Nepal today, local media said.
'' Five died on the spot while two succumbed to injuries while being rushed to Biratnagar for treatment,'' Kantipur said.
The Indian national was identified as Rakesh Raut of Darvanga of Bihar.
Ten injured passengers are in a critical condition.
The accident occurred as the driver could not control the speeding bus, the paper quoted the police as saying.
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