Sep 19, 2023, 12:20 PM

24 killed in Peru bus crash

24 killed in Peru bus crash

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) – At least 24 people were killed early Monday when a passenger bus veered off the road and plunged 200 meters into a ravine in southwest Peru's Huancavelica region, reported local media.

The accident occurred around 1:30 a.m. local time (0630 GMT) in the mountainous area of Churcampa province, Xinhua reported.

There were minors among the fatal victims, News broadcaster Radio Programas del Peru reported, citing the Churcampa Integrated Health Network.

The injured were taken to hospitals in the towns of Huancayo, Pampas, and Ayacucho.


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