The passenger bus was heading to Kathmandu from the neighboring Dolakha district. The driver failed to control and the vehicle fell into the Sunkoshi River.
In central Nepal, a bus accident killed at least 17 people, including seven children, and injured 50 others. This is reported by Xinhua on Monday, November 4.
It is noted that the accident occurred in the town of the Sukute municipality of Chautara Sangakgadi. Araniko and fell from a height of 500 meters into the Sunkoshi River as he was heading to Kathmandu from the nearby Dolakha district.
“A large number of people died and the remaining passengers were injured,” Kafle said. He added that “the victims are being treated at the nearest hospital in the nearby area of Kavrepalanchok.”
Police are investigating the cause of the tragedy.
The day before in France, a bus company Flixbus, which was flying from Paris to London, was involved in an accident. About 30 people were injured. Among the passengers were citizens of France, Russia, Spain, and Ireland.