Bus Accident Leaves 30 Dead

KATMANDU, Nepal (January 12, 2013)--A veered off a mountain road in western Nepal, leaving at least 30 people dead and several more injured, a police official said.

Police official Ramesh Bahadur Dhanuk said the bus plunged off the gravel road Saturday in a remote mountainous area near Chatiwan village.

It was dark and the area was covered in thick fog at the time.

The bus rolled about 300 yards from the road.

Rescuers and local villagers helped the pull the dead and injured from the wreckage.

Among the dead were 22 men, seven women and a child.

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