Guatemala: Bus Crash Near San Martin Jilotepeque Kills 38, Injures 70 (+Photos)

    A bus crashed and fell into a ravine en route to en route to San Martin Jilotepeque in Guatemala on September 9, 2013, killing at least 38 persons and wounding dozens more. (Twitter/@sonora969)

    A bus crash in Guatemala on Monday has killed at least 38 people and injured around 70 others.

    The bus fell into a ravine in between San Martín Jilotepeque and Chimaltenango, reported El Periodico.

    Survivors are being taken to hospitals in Chimaltenango and Antigua Guatemala.

    Among the dead are 24 men, 10 women, and four children, reported Prensa Libre.

    The bus belongs to the company Transportes San Martineca, and witnesses said that it was overloaded.

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    Category: World Americas


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