SINDHUPALCHOWK/KATHMANDU, Oct 12: When he could finally squeeze himself among the other passengers on the roof of the bus Friday, Chhabilal Bhattarai of Sipatar, Sindhupalchowk heaved a sigh of relief. It was the only bus to Kathmandu he could catch from his village. After a few hours he would be at his destination and would forget about the exhaustion of the journey, he thought. But the overloaded bus (Ba 2 Kha 2715) that left Siputar at 8.30 am fell some 200 meters from the road at Bhotshipa around 11 am.
ROLPA, Oct 1: Two persons including the driver died when a bus heading for Sirpa of Rolpa district plunged into the Lungri River at Ruinibang area on Monday afternoon. The driver, Yam Bahadur Gharti Magar, 25, and Suryalal GM, 18, died on the spot, according to the chief of Rolpa District Police Office DSP Chitra Bahadur Gurung.
DHADING, Aug 10: Seven passengers died when a bus coming to Kathmandu from Malangawa of Sarlahi plunged into the Trishuli River at Salanghat of Rorang Rural Municipality in Dhading district along the Prithvi Highway on Friday morning. Some 20 passengers are still missing after the accident. The bus (Na 6 Kha 4769) is said to have skidded 200 meters down the highway at around 3.30 am.
KATHMANDU, July 11: Thirty-two Nepali nationals were rescued alive by Indian police after a Nepal-bound bus plunged into Sharda canal at Phoolbehad village of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, Indian media reported.
LIMA, April 1: At least 20 people were killed and eight injured when the double-decker bus they were traveling in caught on fire in the Peruvian capital Lima on Sunday, a spokesman for the country’s firefighters said.
RAUTAHAT, Feb 27: Primary investigation shows that the truck’s driver, Parlahad Thapaliya from Nijgadh, Bara driving under the influence and lost control in a turn – thereby hitting the school bus and injuring nine, including six children.
KAWASWOTI, Nov 12: A child is one of the three passengers who was critically injured after a passenger bus lost control and met in an accident at around 2 AM at Nawalparasi East. Twenty two others others sustained injuries.
TANAHU, Sept 14: A person was killed and five others were injuried when a bus carrying followers of a marriage procession lost control at Myagde ruralmunicipality-3, Naya Bazaar of Tanahun. The bus was enroute to Pokhara from Chitwan.
DHANGADHI, Sept 13: As high as 24 persons were injured in a bus accident at Rubaskanda in Doti district early morning today. The bus (Na 5 Kha 9114) coming to Mahendranagar from Darchula district fell some 100 meters off the road along the Bhimdutta Highway, the Regional Traffic Police Office, Kailali said.