At least 30 people dead after bus veers off mountain road in Nepal
Nov.3, Kathmandu: At least 30 people have been killed on Tuesday when a packed bus, with passengers also travelling on its roof, has plunged over a cliff, officials have said.
Police said they were investigating the accident which occurred about 80km northwest of the capital, Kathmandu.
Rescuers struggled to recover bodies and help the injured to safety after the bus fell 200 metres off the mountainous road in Rasuwa district.
Of the 30 dead, 29 were recovered from the accident site and one died while undergoing treatment," district chief Shiva Ram Gelal was quoted as saying by the AFP news agency.
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