38 people were killed and 10 others injured on Monday in northern Ethiopia after a bus they were travelling in tumbled off a cliff, Addis Standard reports.
“A total of 38 people, (28 male, and 10 female) were killed in the accident,” state-affiliated Fana Broadcast Corporate said of the crash in the Legambo district of the regional state of Amhara, citing local authorities, AFP reports.
Update: Of the 48 killed in this tragic accident, 28 are male, and 10 are female. Most of them were university students, according to Legambo wereda communication bureau. The 10 who were injured are receiving medical treatment at Hidar 11 hospital in the Akesta town. #Ethiopia pic.twitter.com/yS9L0uU2TY
— Addis Standard (@addisstandard) March 13, 2018
10 passengers survived and are receiving medical treatment at Hidar 11 hospital in the Akesta town.
The cause of the accident remains unknown as investigations are ongoing.