Nepal: Eight people killed in road accident

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Kathmandu, Sept 19: At least eight people were killed and 42 injured when a bus carrying passengers plunged off a mountain highway in Nepal, media reported on Saturday.

The incident took place at Ramechhap district on late Friday when the bus was heading towards Gothagaon VDC from the district headquarters Manthali, Himalayan Times reported.

8 killed in Nepal road accident

The bus was reportedly carrying 52 passengers at the time of accident. The reason behind the mishap is yet to be known, police said.

According to preliminary reports, bus driver is solely responsible for the mishap.

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The injured people have been admitted at the nearby hospitals.

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