Six killed, 37 injured as bus plunges off cliff in Peru

Lima [Peru]: As many as six people were killed and 37 others injured after a passenger bus has plunged off a cliff in Peru, local media reported.

According to officials, the accident took place late on Monday as the passenger bus was heading from Puno to Juliaca, Sputnik reported quoting a local media.

Adding that the number of casualties may rise, the officials said that an investigation in this regard is underway.

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Fatal road accidents are frequent in Peru due to over speeding, poor road conditions and dangerous turns. In October, over 23 people were killed in a bus crash in the southern Cusco region.

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