Seven dead, 38 hurt in Japan accident

April 30th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS  

Tokyo, April 30 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 38 others injured Sunday when a bus carrying holidaymakers crashed into a wall in a highway in Japan, Xinhua reported.

The accident took place in Gunma prefecture. There were six women and one man among the dead, police said.

The bus was heading to Tokyo Disneyland.

The bus driver, who is also injured, admitted to police that he dozed off at the wheel.

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