17 killed in Peru bus accident

November 19th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS  

Lima, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) At least 17 people were killed and 15 injured when the bus in which they were travelling fell into a ravine in southern Peru, police said.

The accident occurred Thursday in Andahuaylas province.

A police spokesman confirmed the accident to EFE but refused to provide further details.

In another accident, nine people died in a bus accident Tuesday that took place between the Arequipa and Cuzco regions.

–IANS/EFE
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