Eight killed in Bus crash

06 March 2019
Eight killed in Bus crash
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A total of eight passengers were killed with 25 others injured in an express bus overturn on Myanmar's Yangon-Mandalay highway on Tuesday morning, Xinhua reported.

With 42 passengers aboard, the High-Class Express bus travelling from Kale town, Sagaing region to Yangon crashed into the highway guardrails and overturned due to a flat tire near the milepost 77/3-77/4 on the highway at about 06:00 a.m. local time.

"The crash caused some deaths on the spot which included three monks and some seriously injured," an official from the Highway Police Force told Xinhua.