Nepal bus crash kills at least 30: police official
Security officials look for survivors in the wreckage of a bus after an accident near Chatiwan village, Nepal, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. (AP)
Published Saturday, January 12, 2013 10:27AM EST
KATMANDU, Nepal -- A police official says a bus veered off a mountain road in west Nepal leaving at least 30 people dead and several more injured.
Police official Ramesh Bahadur Dhanuk said the bus drove off the gravel road Saturday in a remote mountainous area near Chatiwan village.
It was dark and the area was covered in thick fog. The bus rolled about 300 metres 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.