Bus plunges into gorge in India, killing 27 people

January 2, 2014 9:22 AM

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MUMBAI, India — The death toll from a bus that collided with a truck and plunged into a 120-meter (400-feet) deep gorge in western India has risen to 27.

Police officer Raghunath Yadav says the driver lost control of the bus after it collided with a truck on Thursday near Malshej Ghat, a tourist spot about 160 kilometers (100 miles) northeast of Mumbai.

He initially reported 11 killed but the death toll has since risen to 27 as more bodies were pulled out.

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