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2 Israeli Tourists among 14 Killed in Nepal Bus Crash

Accident2A bus fell 100 meters down from a mountain, some 50 kilometers west of Kathmandu, Nepal, on the morning of October 24.

The accident happened when the bus was travelling from Kathmandu to the Langtang National Park, Helambu, with more than 60 people aboard.

Fourteen people were killed in the accident. The deceased include 2 Israeli tourists identified as 30-year-old Shira Dabush of Nir Yafeh and 22-year-old Omer Shemsh of Hod HaSharon.

Dozens others sustained injuries of varied degrees and were shifted to hospitals. The authorities confirmed that there were 4 Israelis among the injured.

The cause of accident is under investigation.