Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 21 October 2014

25 killed in Mexican bus crash

Twenty-five people were killed in a bus crash in south-west Mexico

A bus crash in south-west Mexico has killed 25 people, including nine minors, Guerrero state officials said.

The crash also wounded 22 people.

A state government press release said the vehicle was heading to the town of Buenavisa de Cuellar, 83 miles from Chilpancingo del Bravo.

The brakes on the bus failed, causing it to skid off the road.

The bus was carrying people to a political rally.

The leftist Democratic Revolution Party released a statement expressing condolences for party supporters killed in the crash and their families.

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