Tour bus crashes in Tibet, casualties reported
                 English.news.cn | 2014-08-09 20:45:08 | Editor: An

 

Rescuers work on the scene of a three-vehicle pile-up in Nyemo County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 9, 2014. A tour bus carrying about 40 people fell off a valley following a three-vehicle pile-up here on Saturday. The bus crashed into a sports utility vehicle and a pick-up truck at 4:25 p.m. along the No. 318 National Highway in Nyemo County before plunging into the valley, said a spokesman with the regional government. The number of casualties is being verified. (Xinhua/Chogo)

LHASA, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- A tour bus carrying about 40 people fell off a valley following a three-vehicle pile-up Saturday in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Casualties were reported, authorities said.

The tour bus crashed into a sports utility vehicle and a pick-up truck at 4:25 p.m. along the No. 318 National Highway in Nyemo County before plunging into the valley, said a spokesman with the regional government.

Xinhua reporters at the scene saw bodies and injured passengers being carried out of the bus. The number of casualties is being verified.

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