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18 Dead as Bus Crashes in Jumla District of Nepal

18 Dead as Bus Crashes in Jumla District of Nepal

A bus veered off the road and plunged 100 meters down on the Tila riverbank at Raralihi-1 on the Karnali Highway, Jumla district, Nepal, on March 16. The accident happened when the bus (Na 4 Kha 4970) was en-route from Jumla Buspark to Sinja, with 31 people aboard. Eighteen people were killed in the accident while 11 others were injured. [...]

17 Killed, 12 Injured in Nepal Bus Accident

17 Killed, 12 Injured in Nepal Bus Accident

A bus veered off a slippery mountainous road and plunged a few meters down near Rararihi village in Northwestern Nepal, on March 16. Authorities said the accident happened on a rain-drenched gravel road, in foggy conditions. At least 17 people were killed in the accident while 12 others sustained injuries. Five of the injured were in [...]

Overcrowded Conditions in Pokharakada Nepal Bus Crash

Overcrowded Conditions in Pokharakada Nepal Bus Crash

The December 7 bus in Nepal that claimed more than seventeen lives and injured over fifty was extremely overcrowded at the time of the crash. The bus had only 38 seats. The accident occurred at night on a narrow mountain road, when the driver veered off the road and the bus rolled 600 meters down. Fourteen people were dead at the scene, and [...]

Bus Veers Off a Mountain Road in Nepal; 18 Killed, 55 Injured

Bus Veers Off a Mountain Road in Nepal; 18 Killed, 55 Injured

A bus plunged some 500 meters off a mountain road in Kalikhola, Surkhet district of Nepal on the night of December 7. The accident happened when the bus was carrying Nepali migrant workers to India. Atleast 18 people were killed in the accident while 55 others were injured. The local authorities are investigating what caused the crash.

Bus Overturned in Nepal; 2 Killed, 16 Seriously Injured

Bus Overturned in Nepal; 2 Killed, 16 Seriously Injured

A bus lost control and overturned in Rammapur, Magaragadi-5 of Bardiya district, Nepal, on December 3. Authorities said the accident happened when the bus (Registration # Na 5 Kha 1307) was en-route from Kathmandu to Mahendranagar. Two passengers were killed in the accident while 16 others suffered serious injuries. The injured were shifted [...]

11 Killed, 29 Injured as Bus Veers Off the Road in Nepal

11 Killed, 29 Injured as Bus Veers Off the Road in Nepal

A bus veered off a mountainous road near Sahajpur in Kailali District, Nepal, on November 29. Atleast 11 people were killed while more than 29 others were injured in the crash. The injured were immediately taken to hospitals. Police believe that a punctured tire caused the bus to veer off.

Bus Plunges into River in Nepal; 3 Dead, More Than 40 Missing

Bus Plunges into River in Nepal; 3 Dead, More Than 40 Missing

A bus veered off the road and fell into the Bheri River at Bhutchaur, Jajarkot District of Nepal, on November 20. The accident happened when the Mid-western Transport bus, heading from Khalanga, Jajarkot to Rakam, Surkhet, swerved off in an attempt to give space to an on-coming tractor. Atleast 3 people were killed in the accident while more [...]

Buses Collided in Nepal; 10 Killed, 30 Injured

Buses Collided in Nepal; 10 Killed, 30 Injured

Two buses collided head-on at Basamadi in Hetauda, Makwanpur district of Nepal, at around 1:45 a.m. on November 1. The accident happened when Subha Shree Deluxe bus (Na 4 Kha 5448) was heading to Biratnagar while the Metro Deluxe (Na 5 Kha 4841) was travelling from Ilam to Kathmandu. Atleast 10 people were killed in the accident while 30 [...]

2 Israeli Tourists among 14 Killed in Nepal Bus Crash

2 Israeli Tourists among 14 Killed in Nepal Bus Crash

A 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 [...]

23 Killed, 40 Injured as Bus Plunged into Gorge in Nepal

23 Killed, 40 Injured as Bus Plunged into Gorge in Nepal

A bus swerved off a mountainous road and fell 300 meters down into a gorge in Chhatiwan village development area, Doti district, Nepal, on October 6. The accident happened when the passenger bus, carrying around 100 people, was on its way from Doti towards Dhangadhi. Atleast 23 people were killed in the accident while 40 others sustained [...]

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