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At least 5 killed in bus accident in NW China

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-02-02 04:19

LANZHOU - At least five people were killed after a bus tumbled into a ravine and caught fire Friday night in northwest China's Gansu Province, local government said.

The accident occurred around 10:30 p.m. near the county seat of Ningxian, but the number of passengers onboard is unknown, according to government sources.

Rescue efforts are underway.

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