Bus crash kills 27 in Burma

Jan 22, 2008 (AP), A bus plunged over the side of a road and flipped over, killing 27 passengers and injuring 10 others, state media said Monday.

The bus skidded off the road near the town of Kyaik Hto on Sunday as it traveled from Yangon to the southern state of Mon, about a seven-hour journey along bad roads, the New Light of Myanmar reported.

Kyaik Hto lies about 65 miles east of Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city.

Leave a reply