10 killed as truck plunges off mountain highway

Other News Materials 6 April 2008 10:03 (UTC +04:00)

( dpa ) - At least 10 people were killed and 23 others injured in a truck accident in west Nepal, police said Saturday.

The vehicle fell 100 metres off a narrow mountain highway in Doti district, about 450 kilometres west of Kathmandu.

Police said it was carrying 32 passengers, most of them labourers on their way to the neighbouring district of Dipayal.