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Bus crash kills 16 in Chile

Saturday, 09 Feb, 2013 - 00:46

Feb. 9 - A bus carrying soccer fans plunged into a ravine in Southern Chile, killing 16 people. Deborah Gembara reports.

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Rescue workers on the scene after a bus plunged into a ravine 280 miles south of Santiago, Chile. At least 16 people were killed in the early morning crash. SOUNDBITE Firefighter Roberto Araya saying: "We sadly have people who were ejected from the bus and their bodies are strewn about the mountain. We are in the process of rescuing those bodies so that Accident Investigation Services along with specialists can begin the process of identifying victims." Chilean authorities say the driver lost control of the bus near the mountain town of Tome. The bus was carrying soccer fans returning from a match when it fell just over 490 feet into the ravine.

Bus crash kills 16 in Chile

Saturday, 09 Feb, 2013 - 00:46

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