NEW DELHI, November 1. /TASS/. Russia’s embassy in Nepal has confirmed information that a Russian tourist died in a road accident in the Makwanpur district, the embassy’s press attachй Azret Batashev told TASS on Saturday.
“The information was correct. A Russian citizen, born in 1988, died in the accident,” he said. The tourist was born in Nizhny Novgorod, but it is not clear as yet whether she had come to Nepal from there.
Two passenger buses collided in central Nepal in the early hours of Saturday, killing at 15 people, including a Russian woman, and 30 people got injured, the 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.