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Officials travel to Bali after Chinese fatalities

11-19-2013 14:35 BJT

ZHENGZHOU, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese tourism officials and travel agency staff members traveled to Bali, Indonesia on Tuesday afternoon after a bus crash killed four Chinese citizens on the island, according to tourism bureau here.

The bus carrying 13 Chinese tourists from central China's Henan Province plunged into a 20 meter-deep valley near Uluwatu in Bali on Monday afternoon.

The tourist group, organized by Henan Professional International Travel Service, arrived in Indonesia on Saturday, a spokesman with Henan Provincial Tourism Bureau said on Tuesday.

The accident killed four Chinese tourists and seriously wounded three others, website of the Chinese Consulate General Office in Surabaya of East Java, Indonesia said Tuesday.

According to a travel agency staff member, who declined to give his name, the Chinese victims were aged 50s.

The driver and the tour guide, who were locals, also died in the bus crash.

The incident took place when the bus was heading to Uluwatu temple.

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: Xinhua

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