At least 17 killed after bus falls into gorge in Nepal

At least 17 people were killed after a bus fell off a road in Nepal’s Arghakhanchi district on Wednesday on its way yo Butwal.

The incident occurred during the evening when the bus skidded off the highway and fell down 400 meters into a gorge at Kalakhola.

Authorities are currently conducting a rescue and relief operation.

So far 17 dead bodies were recovered.

The critically injured were rushed to Butwal for treatment.

The ill-fated bus was heading to Butwal from Sandhikharka, district headquarters of Arghakhanchi.

Meanwhile, an investigation into the case is underway, police said.

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