26 killed, 36 injured in bus accident in Nepal

At least 26 people died and 36 more were injured when an overcrowded bus veered off a mountain road in Nepal, officials said Friday. Government administrator Krishna Chandra Poudel said the bus plunged off the road Thursday near a village about 400 kilometers (250 miles) west of the capital, Kathmandu. The bus rolled about 200 meters (650 feet) down a slope before crashing into the Pasagad river. Local villagers helped police and soldiers pull the bodies and the injured from the wreckage. ...