34 Indian pilgrims killed in Nepal bus mishap
July 15, 2012 | Duration: 0 min, 21 sec
At least 34 Indians were among the 39 pilgrims who were killed today when tragedy struck their overcrowded bus that skidded off a slippery road and plunged into a swollen canal in southern Nepal. The bus was carrying 100 to 120 Hindu pilgrims, mostly from Uttar Pradesh, to a temple in Nawalparasi district, 150 km west of the capital Kathmandu, police officials in Nawalparasi district. While 39 bodies were retrieved till late afternoon, 27 people who were on board the bus were still missing.