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  17 Oct 2021, 10:27
Update : 17 Oct 2021, 13:40

8 killed, over 20 injured in traffic accident in Peru

  LIMA, Oct 17, 2021 (BSS/XINHUA) - Eight people were killed and more than 20

others were injured after a bus collided with two vehicles on Saturday in the
southern department of Arequipa, Peru, local media reported.

  The bus, belonging to the company Tuti Tours, was coming from the province
of Caylloma when it lost control and collided with two other vehicles, Radio
Programs of Peru cited the National Police as saying.

  Local media said that six people died at the scene and another two died
after being transferred to the San Juan de Dios medical center.

  Sixteen injured people were admitted to the medical center, including six
under 10 years of age, and the rest of the injured were taken to Goyeneche
Hospital.

  Local authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.

 

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