10 killed as tourist bus overturns in China

October 16th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS  

Changsha (China), Oct 16 (IANS) A tourist bus overturned on a highway in the rural area in China’s Hunan Province Sunday, killing 10 people and injuring 33 others, local authorities said.

The accident happened at about 3:40 p.m. (local time) on the highway near a village in Yongshun County, when the bus carrying 49 people overturned, the county government said in a statement, reported Xinhua.

The injured have been rushed to different hospitals in the nearby Zhangjiajie City, the statement said.

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