10 killed in China bus accident

October 24th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS  

Guiyang (China), Oct 24 (Xinhua) At least 10 people were killed and 13 injured Friday when the bus in which they were travelling veered off the road and fell into a gorge in the southwestern Chinese province of Guizhou.The bus, carrying 23 people, was on its way from the provincial capital of Guiyang to Weining County at the time of the accident at 3.40 p.m., officials said.

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. Five people remained in serious condition, rescuers said.

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