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Russian embassy in Nepal checks reports on Russian tourist killed in accident

November 01, 2014, 9:59 UTC+3 NEW DELHI
Two passenger buses collided in central Nepal in the early hours of Saturday, killing at least 10 people, including a Russian woman, police said, NDTV reported
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NEW DELHI, November 1. /TASS/. Russia’s embassy in Nepal has received information that a Russian tourist died in a road accident in the Makwanpur district. As yet, the information is not confirmed, the Russian diplomats told TASS on Saturday.

“We are checking the information now,” the embassy said.

Two passenger buses collided in central Nepal in the early hours of Saturday, killing at least 10 people, including a Russian woman, police said, NDTV reported.

The buses crashed into each other along a national highway in Makwanpur district, 33 kilometres south of Kathmandu, said local police official Prakash Jung Karki.

"The accident happened around 2:15 this morning. Ten people have died, including a Russian woman," Mr Karki told AFP.

29 others - all Nepalese - suffered injuries in the crash and were receiving treatment at a nearby hospital, Mr Karki said.

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