Bus mishap kills 2 foreigners in Phl

Bus mishap kills 2 foreigners in Phl

Manila : Philippines | Feb 07, 2014 at 12:15 PM PST
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TWO foreign nationals were among the 14 persons who died when a bus plunged into a ravine on Friday Bontoc, Mt. Province, Northern Philippines.

The Philippine National Police Authorities the two as Anna Van Deven from the Netherlands and Alex Laring, from Canada.

A third foreigner, identified as Bernard Bunhard, also from the Netherlands, was among the 33 injured.

Reports said the foreigners were aboard a Florida bus which fell into a 150-meter deep ravine along the highway in Sitio Pagang, Talubin Village in Bontoc town at around 7:20 a.m. Friday.

The bus, which has a total of 47 passengers, including driver and conductor, was en route to Bontoc from Manila when the accident happened.

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