17 killed, dozens seriously injured in bus accident in Indonesia

14:51, February 08, 2011      

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Seventeen people were killed and 40 others injured in a bus accident in Central Java of Indonesia on Monday evening, police said on Tuesday.

The bus plunged into a ravine while avoiding a truck in Peringkesit of Temanggung district of Central Java, a police officer the district police station who identified himself as Sugiyono told Xinhua by phone.

The wounded persons were rushed to nearby hospitals.

Source: Xinhua

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