Nine people die in road accident in Colombia

March 1st, 2008 - 6:07 am ICT by admin  

Bogota, March 1 (Xinhua) At least nine people have been killed and five injured when a bus fell down a cliff in Colombia, police said. “The bus fell into a 400-metre abyss. We are removing the injured and taking them to the city of Pamplona. Nine people are dead, two minors among them,” a police official said Friday.

According to one of the survivors, the driver lost control of the vehicle apparently due to a failure of brakes.

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