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In Brazil, the collapse of bus: 13 people were killed

December 30 2008
14:27

In Brazil, in Minas Gerais, killing 13 passengers fell off a cliff bus. Another 15 people were injured.

Bus voyages between the states of Espírito Santo and São Paulo, for unclear reasons, yet struck fence route near the town of Leopoldina and fell from the 80-meter height. Total in the car were 35 people including the driver.

The fate of some of the passengers are still not known. At the scene working firefighters and police. The operation to rescue the wounded and search for dead bodies is complicated by the wreckage of cars have fallen close to the river with strong currents that could carry people from the crash site.

In parallel, determine the causes of the accident. According to first data, the bus went off the road in one of the sharp turns. Does not exclude the version that the driver exceeded the speed greatly, according to RIA Novosti .

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