32 feared dead after bus plunges into ravine in Malaysia

"Our early observations indicate they are all dead," Federal Territory Fire and Rescue assistant directorAzizan Ismail said in a statement.

32 feared dead after bus plunges into ravine in Malaysia

World Bulletin / News Desk

A bus travelling from the Malaysian hilltop gambling resort of Genting Highlands to the capital Kuala Lumpur plunged 200 feet (60 metres) into a ravine on Wednesday, killing as many as 32 people, officials said.

Rescue workers had taken 17 survivors to hospital, but said 32 passengers were still in the wreckage.

"Our early observations indicate they are all dead," Federal Territory Fire and Rescue assistant directorAzizan Ismail said in a statement.

No other details were immediately available.

Genting Highlands, 55 km (34 miles) from Kuala Lumpur, has the country's only legal casino.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 21 Ağustos 2013, 17:55
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