Nine killed in Mexico bus accident

October 19th, 2008 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS  

Mexico City, Oct 19 (IANS) Nine people were killed and 25 injured Saturday when the bus in which they were travelling collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction in Mexico’s Tlaxcala state, Spain’s EFE reported.There were 30 people on board the bus at the time of the accident in Calpulalpan town, Civil Protection officials said.

A massive fire that broke out after the crash burnt the bodies, officials said. The injured were rushed to a hospital in Calpulalpan.

Currently, the accident is being investigated.

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