CCTV.com - CNTV English - CCTV News

11 killed, 10 wounded in traffic accident in N. Philippines

05-14-2012 15:23 BJT

MANILA, May 14 (Xinhua) -- At least 11 people were killed and 10 others were wounded in a road accident on Sunday in Mountain province of north Philippines, local media reported on Monday.

A passenger jeep carrying 30 people accidentally fell into a 100-meter-deep cliff Sunday afternoon in the township of Bontoc, Mountain province, Senior Fire Officer Esteban Alngangieo of Bontoc Fire Department told a local radio station Monday.

Alngangieo said six of the passengers died on the spot due to severe injuries while the others passed away while being treated at a local hospital.

Authorities are still investigating the incident.

 

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program