Sunday, April 14, 2013

34 people die in a road accident in Peru

 
14.04.2013, 14:08
The number of victims due to fall of a bus into an abyss in the Peruvian province Otusko has risen to 34. The accident occurred on a mountain road in the Andes, 600 kilometers north-west of the capital Lima.
The number of victims due to fall of a bus into an abyss in the Peruvian province Otusko has risen to 34. The accident occurred on a mountain road in the Andes, 600 kilometers north-west of the capital Lima. The bus lost control on an after rain slippery road and fell into the abyss of a depth of about 200 meters, at the bottom of which flows the river Moche. 34 people are killed in the accident, all but one have been identified. Among the dead eight were medical workers; the driver of the bus has also died. The search operation is going on. Wounded are taken to a nearby hospital, the condition of some of them is estimated to be serious. The number of victims could rise. According to official statistics, every year about 3 thousand people die and nearly 50,000 get injured in road accidents in Peru.
Source: Voice of Russia

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