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Indonesia: Bus accident leaves 26 dead into river


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

24th Dec, 2019. 09:47 pm
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Indonesia Bus accident

Indonesia: Bus mishap leaves 26 people dead and accidentally fallen in to the ravine, BOL News learnt.

According to the details, at least 26 people have been killed and 13 injured after a bus plunged down a steep ravine and landed in a river.

About 50 passengers were on board the bus in South Sumatra province when it plunged some 150m (500ft) on Monday night.

This incident was happened between city Bengkulu and Palembang while traveling to Palembang.

Antara state news agency said the Sriwijaya company passenger bus was travelling in Dempo Tengah District in Sumatra’s Pagar Alam City when the accident took place just before midnight.

Pagar Alam police spokesman Dolly Gumara was quoted by AFP news agency as saying that the bus plunged 150 metres (500 feet), and ended up in a river.

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