KATHMANDU, Oct 12: An overloaded bus in Nepal plunged down a hill, killing at least 11 and 108 people got injured.
The fully packed bus was ferryboat passengers who had been celebrating the special festival of Hindu named Dashain, from Sindhupalchowk to neighbouring city Kathmandu.
But the fully loaded vehicle slipped and fell more than 50 metres down in the hill.
“Six people were killed instantly and five more passed away on the way to hospital or while being treated,” district official Goma Devi Chemjong.
Chemjong said 108 people were injured but only 39 serious injured were kept for treatment.
“We are investigating what caused the accident,” she said.
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