10 Hindu pilgrims killed in bus accident in Nepal

Posted By: PTI
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Kathmandu, Feb 2: A bus carrying Hindu pilgrims skidded off a mountain road and fell down more than 300-metre in eastern Nepal, killing at least 10 people, police said on Sunday.

The bus, carrying 66 passengers to Haleshi Mahadev of Khotang from Sindhuli district, skidded off the road and plunged some 300-meter down in Suklatar village of Okhaldhunga district on Friday, a police officer told PTI.

Three people died on the spot, while seven others succumbed to their injuries in different hospitals yesterday, the officer said.

Fifty-six passengers, who were seriously injured, have been admitted to Katari Hospital in Udaypur, Neuro Hospital in Biratnagar and B&B Hospital in Lalitpur district.


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