Bus falls into gorge in southern India
06 September 2013, 22:02
New Delhi - At least 13 people were killed on Friday when
a bus fell into a gorge after hitting a roadside tree in southern India, police
The accident occurred in the hilly Malappuram area of
Kerala state, police officer Santosh Viswanathan said.
Another 25 people were injured in the accident, which
happened after the driver lost control of the bus, the Press Trust of India
news agency reported.
India has the world's deadliest roads, with more than 110
000 people killed annually.
Most crashes are blamed on reckless driving, poorly
maintained roads and aging vehicles.