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At least 30 dead in Nepal bus crash

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KATHMANDU, Nepal, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- At least 30 people were killed and 13 injured in Nepal Saturday when a bus hit a pole on the side of the road and fell 700 feet down a slope, police said.

The crash occurred about 375 miles west of the capital Kathmandu, CNN reported.

The bus driver was among the injured who were being treated at area hospitals.
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