Road accident takes life of 14 in Nepal

According to the information given by the police, minimum of 14 people lost their lives when a passenger bus skidded off a highway and plunged into a river in Nepal’s Dhading district.

A district official informed: “Fourteen bodies were recovered while 15 injured are receiving treatment at local hospitals.”

Officials further added that the accident happened at 5 a.m while the bus carrying nearly 40 passengers, was en route to Kathmandu from Rajbiraj.

He further added that the police have intensified rescue operations and the toll was expected to rise. Authorities have not yet been able to pull the bus out of the river.