At least 29 people were killed and 12 injured when a bus veered off a narrow mountain road in thick fog in western Nepal on Saturday, a police officer said.
This file photo shows commuters on a road covered in thick fog, on a cold morning south of Kathmandu, on January 24, 2011. At least 29 people were killed and 12 injured when a bus veered off a narrow mountain road in thick fog in western Nepal on Saturday, according to police.
The vehicle tumbled 600 metres (2,000 feet) down a steep hill in Doti district at 2:00am (2015 GMT) after the driver lost control on the road to the southwestern plains bordering India, said Nara Bahadur Air, an officer in Doti.
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