At least 13 killed in China bus accident

January 5th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS  

Guiyang (China), Jan 5 (Xinhua) At least 13 people were killed Monday when a passenger bus veered off the road and fell into a ravine in China’s southwestern Guizhou Province, officials said.There were 44 people on board the bus at the time of the accident that took place at about 7 a.m. in Yanhe County, a spokesman of the provincial safety administration said. The number of injured was not immediately known.

He said the bus was overloaded and that might have caused the accident.

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