In the East of Myanmar into the gorge fell a bus with 40 passengers
MOSCOW, April 29 — RIA Novosti. At least 19 people were killed and over 20 injured after bus fell into gorge in Eastern Myanmar, reports AFP citing the police.
At the time of the incident, which occurred near the town of Myawadi on Friday, the bus was carrying 40 passengers, the Agency said.
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“Nineteen people died, 21 more were wounded…” — said the chief of staff Karen Lin Kyi (Kyi Lin), where the accident occurred.
Police believe the driver lost control due to brake failure, he said. The victims were taken to nearby hospitals.