Horrific Bus Accident In Indonesia Leaves 25 Dead

A passenger bus crashed into a ravine in Indonesia on Tuesday, leaving 25 people dead and 14 others injured at least 25 people died and 14 others.


Reports gathered from the South Samatra province of Indonesia state that a bus carrying dozens of passengers lost its grip on the road before plunging into a 500 feet ditch. The accident happened in a remote and steep area near the town of Pagar Alam, hampering the efforts to rescue the victims.


The initial death toll given by the police was 24, but the search carried out by the rescue team that arrived on the occasion, took the number to 25. According to a passenger manifest, the regional bus left Bengkulu province for Pagar Alam with 27 on board but some survivors told police there were around 50 people inside when the accident happened.


The rescue team shares a footage showing the bodies being taken out of the water on to stretchers. Police and rescuers were scouring the river and the nearby slopes to look for victims and several passengers were feared missing.

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