The South Asian Times

22 October 2018 19:16 PM

Nepal bus accident


Kathmandu, May 5 At least six people were killed and 24 injured on Monday in a bus accident in eastern Nepal, local police said.

"The injured people are receiving treatment in a hospital," Pancha Man Waiba, a police officer, told Xinhua.

The accident took place when the driver lost control of the Chakmake-bound passenger bus from Kathmandu and the vehicle slipped off the road while making a sharp turn.

Police attributed the accident to speeding and careless driving.

This is the second fatal bus accident in a week, 19 people were killed and two dozen injured last week in a similar accident in western Nepal.

Update: 05 May, 2014