Nepal: Bus Skids Off Road in Arghakhanchi District; 16 Dead
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Kathmandu, November 27: In a tragic incident, over 16 people died after a bus fell off a road in Arghakhanchi district of Nepal. The authorities reached the spot after receiving the information. Several people were also injured in the mishap. The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital. The rescue operations are underway. Nepal: 5 Killed, 16 Injured as Bus Enroute Kathmandu Falls Into Trishuli River.

Earlier this month also, 16 people were killed after a bus, en route Kathmandu from the Maga Deurali area of Dolakha village in Nepal skidded off Araniko highway in Sindhupalchowk district. Several others were injured in the accident.

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Last month, 11 people also lost their lives after an overloaded bus plunged down a hill in central Nepal. Over 100 people were also injured in the mishap. The packed bus was ferrying passengers -- who had been celebrating the Hindu festival of Dashain -- from Sindhupalchowk to neighbouring Kathmandu.