13:28 Tuesday, 24 December 2019
The bus plunged at least 150 metres.
At least 25 people have been killed after a passenger bus plunged into an 80-metre ravine on Indonesia’s Sumatra island.
While 14 other people have been taken to hospital with injuries.
Antara state news agency said the Sriwijaya company passenger bus was travelling in Dempo Tengah District in Sumatra’s Pagar Alam City when the accident took place just before midnight on Monday.
Pagar Alam police spokesman Dolly Gumara was quoted by AFP news agency as saying that the bus plunged 150 metres (500 feet), and ended up in a river.
The crash happened on a winding slope in the Pagaralam district in South Sumatra.