At least 17 students and bus driver killed in Brazil accident

At least 17 students and the bus driver were killed in an accident in Brazil late Thursday, G1 news reported citing fire officials.

Some 28 passengers were injured, the report said.

The cause of the accident was not yet clear, but the bus veered off a highway and crashed into a hillside. It was travelling between Mogi das Cruzes, which is 40 kilometres east of Sao Paulo city, and Bertioga.

Last update: Thu, 09/06/2016 - 18:28

More from World

Car bombing in Baghdad kills at least four, injures 10

A car bomb exploded Saturday in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing at least four civilians, police and witnesses...

Egypt's top court revokes police power on protests

Egypt's top court has quashed power granted to police to ban street protests.

Indonesian police release seven accused of treason

Indonesian police on Saturday released seven people, including two former generals and a rock star, a day after they...

Indonesian police plane carrying 13 people crashes into sea

An Indonesian police plane carrying 13 people crashed into the sea on Saturday, police said. 

At least 17 dead in latest Chinese coal mine accident

An explosion has killed at least 17 workers at a coal mine in northern China and 10 miners remain trapped, state...