5 killed, 19 injured in bus accident in Nepal

5 killed, 19 injured in bus accident in Nepal
# 04 June 2012 18:23 (UTC +04:00)
Baku-APA. At least five people were killed and 19 others injured in a bus accident in western Nepal Monday afternoon, APA reports quoting Xinhua.

The accident occurred when the bus with 24 passengers aboard was returning from an agricultural visit in eastern Nepal. Most of the passengers were farmers.

The bus skidded off the road to fall down a hill, some 160 km west of Kathmandu, traffic police said.

The identities of the deceased have yet to be known as many are still trapped inside the badly damaged bus while those that have been rescued were sent to local hospital.
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