6 killed when Panama bus falls into ravine near Costa Rica border

January 25, 2015

PANAMA CITY – Six people were killed and at least 20 injured when a bus fell into a ravine in the Panamanian province of Chiriquí near the border with Costa Rica, officials said Sunday.

Panama’s national fire and rescue department disclosed details about the accident on Twitter, including a picture showing the wrecked vehicle upside down in a riverbed, surrounded by rescue workers.

The accident occurred about an hour after the bus, en route to the Panamanian town of David, departed the town of Puerto Armuelles.

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