Tourist bus falls into ravine in China, 11 killed
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Last Updated: Thursday, September 16, 2010, 18:41
Beijing: At least 11 people were killed on Thursday when a bus carrying foreign tourists fell into a ravine in China's Xijiang province.

The tourist bus, with 17 people aboard, plunged into a ravine this afternoon on its way from Buerjin county to the Kanas Lake scenic spot in Altay in the province, Xinhua news agency reported.

So far, 11 deaths were confirmed by police. Fifteen tourists were aboard the bus, but their identities have not been revealed.

About 100 rescuers were rushed to the scene to help the victims.


First Published: Thursday, September 16, 2010, 18:41

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