Nepal bus crash kills at least 33


At least 33 people were killed Monday when a passenger bus skidded off the road and plunged down a hill in Nepal's Kavrepalanchok district, authorities said.

Thirty-eight passengers were injured, Chief District Officer Bal Krishna Panthi has said. They were airlifted to Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, 70 kilometers (44 miles) away, by an army team, Deputy Chief District Officer Bhim Kanta Sharma said.