A packed passenger bus plunged into a river in central Nepal, killing 21 people. Rescuers struggled to recover bodies and help the injured to safety after the bus plunged into the swelling Trishuli river in Chitwan district. According to police, sixteen persons have been rescued. Police said rescuers were searching the area where the bus was still partially submerged to ensure no passengers were stuck inside. The bus was heading to the tourist town of Pokhara from the southern district of Rautahat.