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India bus accident kills 29

12-15-2010 16:01 BJT

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In India, at least 29 people are dead after a bus carrying wedding guests plunged into a reservoir. The accident happened in the southern Indian state of Karnataka.

According to local police, the bus veered off the road and fell into the deep waters of the reservoir late Tuesday. It was not immediately clear how many people were traveling in the bus, and the death toll could possibly rise.

Rescue work is still underway. Based on WHO figures, India has the world's highest annual road deaths, mostly caused by speeding, bad roads, overcrowding and poor vehicle maintenance.

 

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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