Archive for Sunday, September 14, 2008

Report: Bus crash in China kills 51

September 14, 2008


— A state news agency says a fiery bus crash in China's mountainous southwest has killed 51 people.

The China News Service said the bus veered off a road Saturday in Sichuan province, fell 300 feet into a gorge and exploded.

The long-distance highway bus was bound from Bazhong in Sichuan to Ningbo, a coastal city south of Shanghai.

There was no word on any survivors.


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