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Twelve Indian pilgrims killed, 30 injured in Nepal bus accident

Apr 22, 2015    

Kathmandu: Twelve Indian pilgrims were killed and more than 30 injured after a bus veered off the highway and rolled down 150 meters before plunging into a river in Nepal on Wednesday, police said."Five women and seven men who died in the accident were Indian nationals and most of them were from Gorakhpur," police officer Basu Kharel, who was involved in the rescue operation, told Xinhua.The incident took place at 6.40 a.m., when the bus carrying dozens of Indian pilgrims skidded off the Prithvi Highway and plunged into Jhyapre River in Dhading district, some 50 km west of Kathmandu....

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