Eight Chinese nationals killed, 29 injured in bus crash in Laos

Published: Aug 20, 2019, 11:03 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Laos

The accident took place on Monday afternoon when a bus carrying 43 tourists, one Chinese tour assistant, and two Lao nationals skidded off a road near the capital Vientiane

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Vientiane: Around eight Chinese nationals were reported dead and 29 others sustained injuries in a bus crash in northern Laos, the Chinese Embassy stated on Tuesday. According to Xinhua reports, one person still remains missing. The accident took place when a bus carrying 43 tourists, one Chinese tour assistant, and two Lao nationals skidded off a road near the capital Vientiane on Monday afternoon.

The police said the crash was probably caused by brake failure of the bus. Further details are awaited.

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With inputs from ANI

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