31 killed in Doti bus plunge

Thirty-one passengers dead

Jan. 13, 2013, 5:45 p.m.

 

Thirty-one passengers died when a Tikapur-bound bus swerved off the road and plunged off a cliff at Chhatiwan VDC along the Bhimdutta Highway in Doti district early Saturday morning. Thirteen others were injured in the crash.

 

The passenger bus (Na 4 Kha 3603) skidded off the road and fell some 700 metres down at around 2am, police said. The ill-fated vehicle had left for Tikapur, Kailali, from Jayagadh in Achham district at 3pm on Friday. 

(eKantipur)

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