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11 killed after Tibet tour bus falls into valley

2015-06-10 Lily Li
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A tour bus falls into valley [Photo/Agencies]

Eleven people were killed and eight others injured after a tour bus fell into a valley in Gongkar County along the No.307 Provincial Highway, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, Jun. 10, 2015, Xinhua reported.

The bus owned by the Shengdi Vehicle Tour Company, with the plate number Tibet AL0240, carrying 19 people fell off a cliff at about 9:14 a.m., the regional government said.

It is worth noting that the fatal tour bus accident happened on August 9, 2014 which caused 44 dead and 11 injured in Nyemo County along the No.318 National Highway was also owned by the Shengdi Vehicle Tour Company.

Now the rescue work is under way, and the traffic has resumed.

A tour bus falls into valley [Photo/Agencies]

A tour bus falls into valley [Photo/Agencies]