Names of Nepal Crash Victims Cleared for Publication


nepal-crashThe names of the two Israeli women who were killed in a bus crash in Nepal were cleared for publication on Friday evening: Shira Dabush, 30, from Ramat Gan, and Omer Shemesh, 21, from Hod Hasharon.

Arutz Sheva reportes that the Foreign Ministry is in contact with the families of the two victims, and the Israeli ambassador in Nepal is working to return the bodies of the two women to Israel.

The accident occurred when the bus fell 492 feet after coming off a narrow road in Belkot, Nuwakot district, about 75 kilometers 46 miles northwest of Kathmandu, Arutz Sheva reported.

Eleven people are reported to have been killed in the crash; 52 were injured.