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6 killed, 42 injured in road accident in western Nepal

08-20-2012 11:50 BJT

KATHMANDU, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- At least six persons have been killed and 42 others injured in a truck-bus collision on the East- West Highway in Nawalparasi in western Nepal on Sunday late night.

According to myrepublica.com, the identification of the deceased have not been established yet, informed Area Police Office.

The injured are undergoing treatment at some local hospitals, the website reported.

The bus, en-route to Mahendranagar from the capital Kathmandu collided with a truck with Indian registration plate coming from the opposite direction, said the report.

 

 

Editor:James |Source: Xinhua

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