UPDATE: 26 die as bus falls into ravine


CARRANGLAN, Nueva Ecija: Twenty six passengers were confirmed dead and scores of others were injured after an Ilocos-bound bus fell into a deep ravine Tuesday in Barangay Capintalan, Carranglan, Nueva Ecija.

The Leomarick bus was negotiating the Cagayan Valley-Nueva Ecija highway when it fell into the 100-meter ravine.

Police Provincial director Senior Supt. Antonio Yarra said rescue operations continue.

Five persons died and 30 others were injured when a Victory Liner bus fell into the same ravine on July 12, 2016. CELSO M. CAJUCOM


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