BRIEF – 14 dead, 29 injured when bus plunges off ‘Highway of Death’

Fourteen passengers were killed and 29 injured when a bus plunged off an overpass on the Rangoon-Mandalay Expressway. The driver of the Yarzarmin Express Bus, bound for Naypyidaw from Rangoon, apparently lost control near milestone 197/6 and the bus crashed through a railway overpass. The bus driver sustained injuries but may face charges including negligent homicide. DVB reported last week:  TACKLING THE DEMONS ON BURMA’S ‘HIGHWAY OF DEATH’