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5 killed in Nepal road accident, Indian among dead

PTI
Published : Apr 2, 2017, 6:28 pm IST
Updated : Apr 2, 2017, 6:29 pm IST

The truck driver, Riyaz Khan from Bihar, was killed along with four passengers of the bus.

The bus, which was en route to Kathmandu from Dang area, was standing on a road due to a deflated tyre when the incident occurred. (Photo: AP)
 The bus, which was en route to Kathmandu from Dang area, was standing on a road due to a deflated tyre when the incident occurred. (Photo: AP)

Kathmandu: An Indian man was among five persons who have been killed when a truck hit a stationary bus in western Nepal.

The speeding truck with an Indian registration number plate hit the Kathmandu-bound passenger bus from behind during wee hours in Chormara forest area on the East-West Highway in Nawalparasi district yesterday.

The truck driver, Riyaz Khan from Bihar, was killed along with four passengers of the bus. Five others were also injured in the mishap.

The bus, which was en route to Kathmandu from Dang area, was standing on a road due to a deflated tyre when the incident occurred.

Tags: bus accident, nepal bus crash, nawalparasi district
Location: Nepal, Central, Kathmandu