Bolivia: 16 Dead, many injured and missing as two buses caught in avalanche

Posted on September 24, 2013 • Filed under: Bolivia, TRAVEL reported from AFP – On September 23, 2013, two buses were were caught in an avalanche 180 km from La Paz. The bus and mini-bus were swept into the Cajones River. The event took place Monday afternnon and rescuers were still searching for survivors and the dead on Tuesday. Current statistics indicate there are 16 dead and 18 injured. There are also an undetermined number of missing. “A bus and a minibus were surprised (Monday afternoon) by the avalanche that swept them into the river (drawers). There are 13 dead, 18 injured” to varying degrees and an undetermined number of missing, said Col. Juan Cuevas, Division Chief Traffic accident. Read Article

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