Twenty two people killed in school bus accident in Nepal

Police said a school bus skidded off a bridge on a highway in southern Nepal, killing at least 22 people and injuring several more. The bus was returning after a school picnic when the vehicle skidded off the highway late Thursday near Mukundapur village in an area about 200 kilometers southwest of the capital Katmandu. Police said in a statement that 22 people were killed, but did not immediately have a breakdown of how many were children.