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Death toll rises to 35 after bus plunges into NW China valley

(Xinhua)    09:21, May 16, 2015
Photo taken on May 15, 2015 shows the accident site after a bus overturned and fell into a valley in Chunhua county of Xianyang City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. At least thirty people were killed in the accident which happened at about 3:27 p.m. on Friday when a bus carrying 44 plunged 30 meters into a ravine. (Xinhua)

XI'AN, May 15 -- The death toll of a road accident in northwest China's Shaanxi Province has increased to 35, local authorities said.

The accident happened at 3:27 p.m., when a bus carrying 46 plunged 30 meters into a ravine in Chunhua county, said an official with the county's publicity office.

Twenty five people lost their lives immediately. Others died later despite medical treatment.

Another 11 passengers are being treated in hospitals, five in critical condition.

The bus belonged to the Xiangban trading company in Xi'an, the provincial capital.


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(Editor:Zhang Qian,Bianji)

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